Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy

  • Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy serves 554 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy's student population of 554 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#1613 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
43%
27%
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Black
39%
16%
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White
16%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.640.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRahway Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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