Middletown Township Public School District


The Middletown Township Public School District in New Jersey operates a total of 16 schools, including 11 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools. The district serves a diverse student population and has a mix of high-performing and more challenged schools, with several standout institutions that excel academically.

At the elementary level, Navesink Elementary School consistently ranks among the top schools in the state, with over 80% of students proficient in English Language Arts and Mathematics. In contrast, Leonardo Elementary School struggles in certain academic areas and may require additional support. The district's middle schools also show variability, with Thompson Middle School ranking in the top 20% of New Jersey middle schools, while Thorne Middle School faces challenges.

At the high school level, Middletown High School South stands out as a top performer, ranking in the top 25% of New Jersey high schools and boasting a high 4-year graduation rate of 96.8%. The district's schools also vary in terms of racial diversity, with Ocean Avenue Elementary School having the most diverse student population and Nut Swamp Elementary School having the lowest percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, which can be a proxy for socioeconomic status.

District Detail

 834 Leonardville Road
Leonardo, NJ 07737

 (732) 671-3850

SchoolDigger Rank:
209th of 615 New Jersey districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 8,955

Primary Schools: 11
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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