Thorne Middle School

  • Thorne Middle School serves 742 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (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 53% (which is equal to 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Thorne Middle School's student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thorne Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thorne Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#1586 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
86%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thorne Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.250.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMiddletown Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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