Patrick F. Healy Middle School

  • Patrick F. Healy Middle School serves 360 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Patrick F. Healy Middle School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Patrick F. Healy Middle School's student population of 360 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Patrick F. Healy Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Patrick F. Healy Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#2155 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
6%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
93%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
44%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Patrick F. Healy Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.130.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Patrick F. Healy Middle School and the percentage of public school 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 NameEast Orange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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This school is a wonderful learning environment despite the negative behavior from the students the teachers are terrific.This school offers band for students that have music interest and national junior honor society to regonize the students achievements.
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