Penns Grove Middle School

  • Penns Grove Middle School serves 442 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (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 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Penns Grove Middle School's student population of 442 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penns Grove Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penns Grove Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#2045 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
37%
27%
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Black
33%
16%
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White
30%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penns Grove Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.67n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Penns Grove Paul W Carleton
    Grades: 4-5 | 326 students
    0.1 miles
    251 Maple Avenue
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-1706
    0.1 4-5 326
  • Penns Grove Lafayette - Pershing
    Grades: PK-K | 303 students
    0.3 miles
    237 Shell Road
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-3230
    0.3 PK-K 303
  • Penns Grove Penns Grove High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
    0.8 miles
    334 Harding Highway
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-6300
    0.8 9-12 482
  • Penns Grove Field Street School
    Grades: 1-3 | 526 students
    1.1 miles
    144 Field Street
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-0170
    1.1 1-3 526
  • Wilmington East Side Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 446 students
    3.6 miles
    3000 North Claymont Street
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    (302)762-5834
    3.6 PK-8 446

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