Suffern Middle School

Suffern Middle School serves 1,030 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Suffern Middle School operates within the Ramapo Central (suffern) School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1030 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,030 students
Suffern Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Suffern Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Suffern Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Suffern Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Suffern Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
10%
9%
Suffern Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
15%
25%
Suffern Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
5%
18%
Suffern Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
69%
46%
Suffern Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Suffern Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
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.
0.49 0.36
Suffern Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
12%
42%
Suffern Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Suffern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Ramapo Central (suffern) School District's student population of 4,489 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $25,492 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,687 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ramapo Central (suffern) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 4,489 926
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $29 MM
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $115 MM $30 MM
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $25,492 $23,859
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,687 $24,841
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Suffern Senior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Joyce Kilmer Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montebello Road School (0.3 miles away)
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  • SuffernMontebello Road School
    Grades: KG-5 | 384 students
    0.3 miles
    50 Montebello Rd
    SuffernNY 10901
    (845)357-4466
    0.3KG-5384
  • SuffernRichard P Connor Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 454 students
    1.1 miles
    13 Cypress Rd
    SuffernNY 10901
    (845)357-2858
    1.1KG-5454
  • SuffernSuffern Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1520 students
    1.4 miles
    49 Viola Rd
    SuffernNY 10901
    (845)357-3800
    1.49-121520
  • SuffernViola Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 420 students
    1.7 miles
    557route 202
    SuffernNY 10901
    (845)357-8315
    1.7KG-5420
  • Suffern Cherry Lane Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 418 students
    2 miles
    1 Heather Dr
    SuffernNY 10901
    (845)357-3988
    2KG-5418

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