130 S Washington Ave
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Roy W. Brown Middle School serves 836 students in grades 6-8.
Roy W. Brown 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Roy W. Brown Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Roy W. Brown Middle School's student population of 836 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
836 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Roy W. Brown Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Roy W. Brown Middle School is 0.65, 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 Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1118 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
26%
10%
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Hispanic
52%
29%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
12%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 836 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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