South River Middle School

  • South River Middle School serves 554 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • South River Middle School operates within the South River Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 554 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 554 students
South River Middle School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % South River Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
South River Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade South River Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
South River Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
10%
South River Middle School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
32%
25%
South River Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
7%
16%
South River Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
56%
48%
South River Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South River Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
1%
South River Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups South River Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.42
South River Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
31%
South River Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
5%
South River Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • South River Public School District's student population of 2,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,693 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,875 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name South River Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 2,280 954
South River Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $20 MM
South River Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $32 MM $20 MM
South River Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,693 $21,422
South River Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,875 $21,053
South River Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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