Carteret Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
300 Carteret Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008
Phone
(732) 541-8960
District
CARTERET PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
816
Classroom Teachers
67

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

3

(10 is best)

Better than 21.3% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Carteret Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 48
Proficiency in Reading 50 55
Proficiency in Math 33 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 34 51
Proficiency in Reading 39 61
Proficiency in Math 28 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 42
Proficiency in Reading 47 58
Proficiency in Math 23.2 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.16
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.65
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 233 28.6%
Grade 7 289 35.4%
Grade 8 281 34.4%
Total 816 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.2% 11.7% 45.8%
Black 17.3% 18.7% 16.0%
Hispanic 47.5% 44.5% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 22.7% 24.8% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 72.7% 69.0% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.6% 61.8% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 7.2% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 24,040 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,446.9 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.8% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.6% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.1% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 10.8% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,958 3,213,362
Single Parent Households With Children 12.2% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.4% 89.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.2% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.9% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 20.0% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.0% 14.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.7% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.5% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 11.3% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,075 $37,408,475 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,410 $5,235,330 8.1%
Staff $217 $805,721 1.2%
General Administration $280 $1,039,640 1.6%
School Administration $776 $2,881,288 4.5%
Operation $1,304 $4,841,752 7.5%
Transportation $255 $946,815 1.5%
Other $334 $1,240,142 1.9%
Total Support $4,575 $16,986,975 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,675 $9,932,275 15.4%
Total Expenditures $17,325 $64,327,725 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%