Sojourner Truth 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
116 Hamilton St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Phone
(973) 266-5665
District
EAST ORANGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
406
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

1

(10 is best)

Better than 3.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Sojourner Truth Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
16%
47%
28%
55%
4%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
14
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 360 88.7%
Grade 7 2 0.5%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Total 406 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.0% 0.7% 43.9%
Black 89.4% 89.9% 15.7%
Hispanic 9.6% 9.0% 29.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 10.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 70.7% 59.3% 36.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.0% 55.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 4.1% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 64,400 8,882,190
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,412.4 1,203
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.4% 18.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.0% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 12.6% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 23,608 3,231,874
Single Parent Households With Children 22.2% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.6% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.4% 39.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.8% 24.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.6% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.1% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 14.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.0% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 18.0% 8.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,719 $123,457,281 44.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,447 $31,019,553 11.3%
Staff $1,641 $14,767,359 5.4%
General Administration $295 $2,654,705 1.0%
School Administration $1,400 $12,598,600 4.6%
Operation $3,251 $29,255,749 10.7%
Transportation $47 $422,953 0.2%
Other $656 $5,903,344 2.1%
Total Support $10,737 $96,622,263 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,072 $54,641,928 19.9%
Total Expenditures $30,528 $274,721,472 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,015 $15,487,324,159 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,061 $2,897,747,403 9.3%
Staff $593 $834,099,359 2.7%
General Administration $397 $558,620,417 1.8%
School Administration $997 $1,401,340,416 4.5%
Operation $1,911 $2,686,765,332 8.6%
Transportation $754 $1,059,620,211 3.4%
Other $490 $688,604,947 2.2%
Total Support $7,203 $10,126,757,956 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,901 $5,484,201,846 17.6%
Total Expenditures $22,119 $31,098,296,526 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%