New Providence Middle School

  • New Providence Middle School serves 367 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • New Providence Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • New Providence Middle School operates within the New Providence Board Of Education School District.

Top Placements (New Jersey)

New Providence Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • New Providence Middle School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students367 students
New Providence Middle School Total Students (1994-2016)
Gender %New Providence Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
New Providence Middle School Total Teachers (1995-2016)
Students by GradeNew Providence Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • New Providence Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Providence Middle School is 0.41, 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)
71%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
New Providence Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2016)
Asian
15%
10%
New Providence Middle School Asian Students (1994-2016)
Hispanic
8%
26%
New Providence Middle School Black Students (1994-2016)
Black
2%
16%
New Providence Middle School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
75%
46%
New Providence Middle School White Students (1994-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNew Providence Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.410.43
New Providence Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
New Providence Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
New Providence Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of New Providence Middle School is New Providence Board Of Education School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • New Providence Board Of Education School District's student population of 2,387 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,060 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,925 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameNew Providence Board Of Education School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    2
    Number of Students Managed2,387921
    New Providence Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    66%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$36 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$36 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,060$20,569
    District Spending / Student$15,925$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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