Middle School # 4

  • Middle School # 4 serves 819 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Middle School # 4 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Middle School # 4 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Middle School # 4's student population of 819 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students819 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Middle School # 4
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Middle School # 4 by grade.

School Comparison

  • Middle School # 4 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middle School # 4 is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1160 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Middle School # 4 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Middle School # 4 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
20%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Middle School # 4 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Middle School # 4 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
32%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Middle School # 4 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
10%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Middle School # 4 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle School # 4.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.710.69
This chart display the diversity score of Middle School # 4 and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Middle School # 4 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middle School # 4 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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