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Lacey Township Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 738 students

 

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Posted October 31, 2010

Laecy Middle School is a school devoted to creating an atmosphere of togetherness, growth, and pride. It is a school that demonstrates the assistance to help students find that "fit" that they so look for. Wonderful staff, terrific adminsistration, and a great PTC makes for a wonderful school. GO LIONS!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 4, 2009

I go to this school, and I think It is a wonderful school. The teachers are really nice, and every class was a breeze. They do tend to focus more on sports sometimes but that's ok. I honestly cannot think of any flaws for this school. I'm glad that I go to this school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 24, 2009

i am a student at Lacey Middle School and think there could be a lot of adjustments. Discipline with students is way off and aside from Math, all of the classes are a walk in the park. That could be because the A track students are better than the A track classes.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 21, 2005

We love this school! The principal is wonderful. The facility is state of the art. The teachers are caring. We have two children in this school and they are very happy there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2004

Our children are now in the High School and we cannot help feeling that the school board cares more about sports than education. However the Middle school was top notch in every way. We were very happy with the principal's strict nature with the children. The school tax dollars were used wisely on educational tools and great teachers. It's a shame that the High School can't compare to the Middle School.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

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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 65% in 2013.

340 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

340 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%
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 Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant73%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students68%
Female67%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
General education77%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant68%
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 Students87%
Female92%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students62%
Female62%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
General education72%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant62%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students78%
Female81%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 52%
Hispanic 4% 22%
Asian 1% 9%
Black 1% 16%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Jason King

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660 Denton Avenue
Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone: (609) 242-2100

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