George Washington 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
155 Washington Pl
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
Phone
(201) 670-2790
District
RIDGEWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BERGEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
666
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.5% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

George Washington Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
77%
47%
77%
55%
77%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
82%
52%
87%
61%
77%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
77%
53%
82%
61%
72%
44%
    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
12
13
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 207 31.1%
Grade 7 207 31.1%
Grade 8 242 36.3%
Total 666 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.9% 66.0% 42.0%
Black 1.2% 1.2% 15.4%
Hispanic 11.1% 11.0% 31.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.9% 21.7% 10.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.7% 1.8% 34.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 1.4% 29.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.3% 0.4% 4.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,110 9,288,994
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,314.3 1,258
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.8% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.5% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.5% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,417 3,272,054
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 9.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.9% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.9% 40.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 60.0% 25.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.8% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 6.1% 14.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.5% 12.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 1.8% 9.9%
$15,000 or less 3.6% 7.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,789 $66,914,364 53.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,736 $15,529,536 12.4%
Staff $902 $5,119,752 4.1%
General Administration $215 $1,220,340 1.0%
School Administration $969 $5,500,044 4.4%
Operation $1,708 $9,694,608 7.7%
Transportation $271 $1,538,196 1.2%
Other $549 $3,116,124 2.5%
Total Support $7,348 $41,707,248 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,979 $16,908,804 13.5%
Total Expenditures $22,116 $125,530,416 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,889 $16,397,790,534 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,355 $3,247,692,321 9.7%
Staff $826 $1,139,283,538 3.4%
General Administration $441 $607,811,946 1.8%
School Administration $1,079 $1,488,315,589 4.4%
Operation $2,068 $2,852,610,543 8.5%
Transportation $841 $1,160,215,377 3.5%
Other $540 $745,147,198 2.2%
Total Support $8,150 $11,241,230,566 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,259 $5,874,271,672 17.5%
Total Expenditures $24,298 $33,513,259,268 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%