Middletown High School South

  • Middletown High School South serves 1,442 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower 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 44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Middletown High School South placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Middletown High School South's student population of 1,442 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middletown High School South 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 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middletown High School South is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
92%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middletown High School South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.150.43
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middletown High School South and the percentage of 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 NameMiddletown Township Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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