North Plainfield Middle School

  • North Plainfield Middle School serves 505 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • North Plainfield Middle School's student population of 505 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students505 students
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of North Plainfield Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • North Plainfield Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Plainfield Middle School is 0.56, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1918 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Asian
3%
10%
Hispanic
61%
27%
Black
25%
16%
White
11%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Plainfield Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.560.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Plainfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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