Carl Sandburg Middle School

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5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
26
Grades
6-8
Students
1,166
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


English
50%
State avg: 51%
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Math
41%
State avg: 35%
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Science
82%
State avg: 77%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Students
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White
53%
Asian
22%
Hispanic
13%
Black
11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
386 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
3439 Route 516
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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