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
746
Classroom Teachers
50

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

8

(10 is best)

Better than 71.7% 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 77 47
Proficiency in Reading 79 52
Proficiency in Math 75 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 48
Proficiency in Reading 82 57
Proficiency in Math 67 38

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 41
Proficiency in Reading 80 57
Proficiency in Math 6.4 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.04
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.46
AVG FOR STATE 12.25
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 239 32.0%
Grade 7 247 33.1%
Grade 8 246 33.0%
Total 746 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 69.3% 72.4% 46.7%
Black 1.1% 1.0% 16.3%
Hispanic 8.7% 8.6% 27.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 20.9% 17.9% 9.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.1% 2.4% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.9% 31.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 0.5% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,430 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,369.3 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.4% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 29.0% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.8% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.1% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,335 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.3% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 76.2% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 48.7% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.6% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 6.9% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.1% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 2.9% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,940 $56,876,680 53.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,109 $12,067,698 11.4%
Staff $679 $3,885,238 3.7%
General Administration $178 $1,018,516 1.0%
School Administration $929 $5,315,738 5.0%
Operation $1,512 $8,651,664 8.2%
Transportation $219 $1,253,118 1.2%
Other $491 $2,809,502 2.7%
Total Support $6,116 $34,995,752 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,403 $13,749,966 13.0%
Total Expenditures $18,459 $105,622,398 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,038 $14,104,894,942 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,830 $2,571,073,476 9.1%
Staff $549 $771,800,306 2.7%
General Administration $386 $543,049,578 1.9%
School Administration $879 $1,234,639,970 4.4%
Operation $1,866 $2,621,788,598 9.3%
Transportation $709 $995,790,458 3.5%
Other $439 $616,851,082 2.2%
Total Support $6,657 $9,354,921,729 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,311 $4,652,962,368 16.6%
Total Expenditures $20,006 $28,112,850,433 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%