Black River Middle School



Black River Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Black River Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 136
7 174
8 142
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 6

Black River Middle School is a public elementary school located in Chester, NJ in the Chester School District. It enrolls 458 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 458
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.5

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Black River Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 229
(50%)
590
(52%)
 Female 229
(50%)
542
(48%)

Black River Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 393
(86%)
952
(84%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
98
(9%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
49
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
17
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Black River Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 434
(95%)
1,064
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
54
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
14
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Black River Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Black River Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 445
2006 487
2007 498
2008 504
2009 499
2010 519
2011 529
2012 474
2013 458
2014 464
2015 458

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 11.8
2007 12.4
2008 13.5
2009 15.6
2010 17
2011 12.9
2012 11.7
2013 11
2014 11.7
2015 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.015730337078652
2006 0.010266940451745
2007 0.01004016064257
2008 0.021825396825397
2009 0.032064128256513
2010 0.042389210019268
2011 0.049149338374291
2012 0.065400843881857
2013 0.034934497816594
2014 0.043103448275862
2015 0.052401746724891

Compare Black River Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.2%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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