Thorne Middle School

70 Murphy Road
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Thorne Middle School serves 625 students in grades 6-8.
Thorne Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thorne Middle School's student population of 625 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Thorne Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thorne Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#819 out of 2183 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
32%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thorne Middle School's ranking?
Thorne Middle School is ranked #819 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Thorne Middle School often compared to?
Thorne Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Thompson Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Thorne Middle School?
625 students attend Thorne Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Thorne Middle School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thorne Middle School?
Thorne Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Thorne Middle School offer ?
Thorne Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Thorne Middle School part of?
Thorne Middle School is part of Middletown Township Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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