Samuel E. Shull Middle School

  • Samuel E. Shull Middle School serves 1,456 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 35% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Samuel E. Shull Middle School's student population of 1,456 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samuel E. Shull Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samuel E. Shull Middle School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1767 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
89%
27%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
2%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Samuel E. Shull Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.200.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerth Amboy Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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