West Essex Middle School

Serves grades 7 - 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
65 West Greenbrook Rd
North Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone
(973) 228-1200
District
WEST ESSEX REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
569
Classroom Teachers
53

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

West Essex Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 51
Proficiency in Reading 83 61
Proficiency in Math 62 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 42
Proficiency in Reading 78 58
Proficiency in Math 51.4 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.70
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.53
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 273 48.0%
Grade 8 294 51.7%
Total 569 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.4% 87.6% 45.8%
Black 1.4% 1.2% 16.0%
Hispanic 7.4% 7.1% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.8% 4.0% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.3% 3.7% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 2.8% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 0.9% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,310 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,210.6 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.3% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.6% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.7% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 21.2% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,001 3,213,362
Single Parent Households With Children 4.0% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 89.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 57.2% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 44.8% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.3% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.3% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.9% 14.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.8% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.6% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,239 $20,818,539 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,723 $2,930,823 7.4%
Staff $658 $1,119,258 2.8%
General Administration $444 $755,244 1.9%
School Administration $1,339 $2,277,639 5.8%
Operation $2,350 $3,997,350 10.1%
Transportation $1,057 $1,797,957 4.6%
Other $476 $809,676 2.0%
Total Support $8,046 $13,686,246 34.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,922 $4,970,322 12.6%
Total Expenditures $23,207 $39,475,107 100.0%
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%