Number 8

  • Number 8 serves 312 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to 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 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Number 8 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Number 8's student population of 312 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students312 students
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1686 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Two or more races
Diversity Score0.630.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLinden Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Linden Joseph E. Soehl Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 592 students
    0.3 miles
    300 E Henry St
    Linden, NJ 07036
    0.3 6-8 592
  • Linden Number 1
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    0.5 miles
    728 No Wood Ave
    Linden, NJ 07036
    0.5 PK-5 450
  • Linden Number 6
    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
    0.5 miles
    19 East Morris Ave.
    Linden, NJ 07036
    0.5 PK-5 364
  • Linden Linden High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1689 students
    0.7 miles
    121 W St George Ave
    Linden, NJ 07036
    0.7 9-12 1689
  • Linden Number 5
    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
    0.9 miles
    1014 Bower Street
    Linden, NJ 07036
    0.9 PK-5 317

School Reviews

Review Number 8. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.