Benjamin Franklin 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
335 North Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
Phone
(201) 670-2780
District
RIDGEWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BERGEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
711
Classroom Teachers
50

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

8

(10 is best)

Better than 73.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 48
Proficiency in Reading 80 55
Proficiency in Math 72 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 51
Proficiency in Reading 82 61
Proficiency in Math 70 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 42
Proficiency in Reading 85 58
Proficiency in Math 14.6 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.33
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.58
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 214 30.1%
Grade 7 239 33.6%
Grade 8 248 34.9%
Total 711 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.1% 70.3% 45.8%
Black 1.2% 1.2% 16.0%
Hispanic 8.6% 9.3% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 25.0% 19.2% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.5% 1.8% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 1.4% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 0.4% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,554 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,390.6 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 27.6% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.7% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.9% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 13.9% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,352 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 5.2% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.1% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 76.1% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 53.7% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.1% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 5.7% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.2% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.6% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,328 $58,260,248 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,390 $13,481,990 12.4%
Staff $708 $3,993,828 3.7%
General Administration $188 $1,060,508 1.0%
School Administration $931 $5,251,771 4.8%
Operation $1,554 $8,766,114 8.0%
Transportation $229 $1,291,789 1.2%
Other $546 $3,079,986 2.8%
Total Support $6,547 $36,931,627 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,469 $13,927,629 12.8%
Total Expenditures $19,343 $109,113,863 100.0%
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%