Christopher Columbus Middle School

350 Piaget Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011 | (973) 470-2360
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,161
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 350 Piaget Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011
  • Principal or Admin: Jimmie Warren
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Clifton City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $14,076
  • Graduation Rate: 84.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.3
  • Enrolled Students: 10,741

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,161
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 88.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 613 (52.8%)
  • Females: 548 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 98 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 453 (39.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 551 (47.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Christopher Columbus Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black625.3%
Asian746.4%
Hispanic69760.0%
White32628.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Christopher Columbus Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade36931.8%
7th Grade34529.7%
8th Grade40835.1%
Ungraded393.4%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Christopher Columbus Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on ASK state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

ASK - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201038.6%49.4%78.6%
200954.7%59.1%69.8%
 
Math Test
201040.9%44.7%86.1%
200950.4%52.6%78.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201046.1%58.4%86.1%
200955.6%63.3%72.5%
 
Math Test
201041.7%47.3%81.9%
200943.4%49.3%66.8%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201063.2%70.4%94.0%
200973.7%75.0%91.7%
 
Math Test
201047.7%52.6%83.6%
200954.8%58.8%62.1%
 
Science Test
201074.2%79.7%94.2%
200980.1%82.1%94.7%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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