Memorial Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
500 Ridge Road
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Phone
(973) 239-2646
District
CEDAR GROVE TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
523
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

6

(10 is best)

Better than 55.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 52
Proficiency in Reading 76 57
Proficiency in Math 63 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 48
Proficiency in Reading 71 55
Proficiency in Math 44 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 51
Proficiency in Reading 79 61
Proficiency in Math 41 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 42
Proficiency in Reading 61 58
Proficiency in Math 16.5 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.78
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.53
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 127 24.3%
Grade 6 125 23.9%
Grade 7 132 25.2%
Grade 8 139 26.6%
Total 523 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.2% 84.6% 45.8%
Black 1.7% 1.9% 16.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 5.8% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.9% 6.3% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.7% 2.4% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 1.7% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 0.6% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 12,638 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,896.6 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.6% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.5% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 26.0% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,480 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 1.9% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.2% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 48.9% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 36.8% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.0% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.9% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.8% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 3.9% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,806 $15,787,660 47.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,909 $3,073,490 9.2%
Staff $379 $610,190 1.8%
General Administration $509 $819,490 2.5%
School Administration $1,167 $1,878,870 5.6%
Operation $1,970 $3,171,700 9.5%
Transportation $316 $508,760 1.5%
Other $498 $801,780 2.4%
Total Support $6,748 $10,864,280 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,129 $6,647,690 20.0%
Total Expenditures $20,683 $33,299,630 100.0%
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%