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Carl H. Kumpf Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 530 students

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Posted November 1, 2013

Excellent teachers and staff!!!! I couldn't agree more with the Principal's comment that Kumpf is a very caring school community. My son loves his teachers and I would say the entire 7th grade is awesome. Great job Kumpf!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2013

This is a very caring school community. The parents, students, staff, and administrators will go beyond what is necessary to make sure every child has a stimulating education. I am proud to be the Principal of this building. We are utilizing data to drive our curriculum and our programs to take us to the next level. The infusion of PMI and PSI to our Math and Science program has strengthened our program and our students are excited. Our parents are active, not only in the PTA, but also on the school safety committee, Olweus team, and schools to watch team. This is a wonderful educational community.


Posted June 24, 2010

i am a sixth going onto seventh grade student at kumpf and the bullying there is outrageous and I'm surprised how the teachers that have had the years of experience can not catch a bunch dum 8th 7th and even 6th graders in a simple thing as bullying. i think the school could be doing better if the teachers and even the principle kept a better lookout during school hours and also after school hours cause the bullying does not just stop after school it actually happens on school premises right after school.


Posted September 6, 2007

Bullying within this school is a matter of your childs personality. I'm an eighth grade student at Kumpf, and I witness everything as it happens. You've got to be nice and be logical. I'm not saying bullying should be acceptable, but it certainly isn't the teachers fault. Some might say its 'irresponsible' that they let this go on. Now I've got to ask, if the teachers are always standing over your shoulder, and fighting your fights, how do you make it in life? This school is a very good school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 19, 2007

I am the mother of an eighth grader and the bullying that is tolerated within the school is outrageous. The global problem is never dealt with and it gets swept under the table. The administration should not receive tenure
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2006

I am a mother of a 7th grader at kumpf, and I just wanted to let you know that you are doing a wonderful job, I am also very proud of the gepa scores kumpf averaged last year. thanks for doing such a great job, keep it up.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2006

Kumpf school has given my student the confidence to do anything he dreams. Also, it helps him with responsibility.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2004

This school is excellent. It motivates children to do well. The children's level of maturity and intelligence is very high; much higher and much more noticable than in other schools. There are great teachers working at this school; very dedicated to seeing their students happy and doing achedemically and personally well. Most of the students are in the advanced courses. Great job teachers and students! Keep this school the way it is now! I have no complaints at all about it. It is undoubtetly recomended by me to any child the age of 11 - 14! Carl H. Kumpf Middle School is the best in its league! Two thumbs up! Five and a half stars!
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students81%
Female82%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant81%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students86%
Female84%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students83%
Female82%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education39%
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant83%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female83%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education39%
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students92%
Female92%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education53%
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students76%
Female73%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education21%
General education83%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant76%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students91%
Female88%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special education53%
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant91%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 52%
Hispanic 7% 22%
Asian 2% 9%
Black 1% 16%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students ELL/ESL Coordinator
Computer specialist(s)
Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
Italian
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Cognitive disability
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Hearing impairments
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
Media arts
  • Computer animation

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Honors track
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:05 am
School end time
  • 2:40 am
School Leader's name
  • Mrs Jennifer Feeley
Gender
  • Coed
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
Is there an application process?
  • Yes

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Honors track
  • Project-based
  • Standards-based
  • Teacher-run
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Cognitive disability
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Hearing impairments
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Other health impairments
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
  • Visual impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Bus
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Performance stage
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
  • Loreal
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Field hockey
  • Soccer
  • Soccer, basketball, and Softba
  • Softball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • Computer animation
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
7
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
7
Students typically come from these schools
Valley Road Elementary School
Hehnly Elementary School

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Arthur L. Johnson High School
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Clark, NJ 07066
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