North Plainfield Middle School

34 Wilson Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 513 students in grades 7-8, North Plainfield Middle School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

North Plainfield Middle School's student population of 513 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
513 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

North Plainfield Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of North Plainfield Middle School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1805 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
36%
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31%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
68%
32%
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Black
18%
15%
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White
12%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
This chart display the diversity score of North Plainfield Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Plainfield Middle School's ranking?
North Plainfield Middle School is ranked #1805 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend North Plainfield Middle School?
513 students attend North Plainfield Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of North Plainfield Middle School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Plainfield Middle School?
North Plainfield Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does North Plainfield Middle School offer ?
North Plainfield Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is North Plainfield Middle School part of?
North Plainfield Middle School is part of North Plainfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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