Sparta Middle School

  • Sparta Middle School serves 818 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher 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 71% (which is higher 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 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Sparta Middle School's student population of 818 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students818 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sparta Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sparta Middle School is 0.17, 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#530 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
91%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sparta Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.170.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSparta Township Public 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
  • Sparta Sparta High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1082 students
    0.7 miles
    70 West Mountain Road
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973)729-6191
    0.7 9-12 1082
  • Ogdensburg Ogdensburg Borough School
    Grades: K-8 | 239 students
    1.9 miles
    100 Main Street
    Ogdensburg, NJ 07439
    (973)827-7126
    1.9 K-8 239
  • Sparta Mohawk Avenue School
    Grades: 3 | 221 students
    2.2 miles
    18 Mohawk Avneue
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973)729-1289
    2.2 3 221
  • Sparta Helen Morgan School
    Grades: 4-5 | 470 students
    2.5 miles
    100 Stanhope Road
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973)729-5770
    2.5 4-5 470
  • Sparta Northern Hills Academy Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 32 students
    3.3 miles
    10 Gail Court
    Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973)579-6980
    3.3 PK-12 32

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