South Plainfield Middle School



South Plainfield Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Plainfield Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 275
8 283
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Plainfield Middle School is a public high school of the South Plainfield Public Schools located in South Plainfield, NJ. It has 558 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.9 to 1.

Total Students: 558
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.15

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South Plainfield Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 281
(50%)
844
(50%)
 Female 277
(50%)
831
(50%)

South Plainfield Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(49%)
880
(53%)
 Hispanic 111
(20%)
341
(20%)
 Black 102
(18%)
260
(16%)
 Asian 65
(12%)
181
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

South Plainfield Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 398
(71%)
1,256
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(18%)
276
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
143
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of South Plainfield Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 32.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Plainfield Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 623
2006 623
2007 619
2008 593
2009 581
2010 581
2011 554
2012 558

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 11.5
2007 13.5
2008 11.3
2009 12.4
2010 12.9
2011 11.2
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11396468699839
2006 0.11396468699839
2007 0.16316639741519
2008 0.19392917369309
2009 0.24784853700516
2010 0.23063683304647
2011 0.27075812274368
2012 0.28673835125448

Compare South Plainfield Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.7%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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