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John Witherspoon Middle School (leave a review)
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+1 (609) 806-4270

217 Walnut Lane

Princeton, New Jersey


About John Witherspoon Middle School
6th Grade - 8th Grade

John Witherspoon Middle School is one of 6 schools in the Princeton Public Schools district of New Jersey.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 722 students from 6th Grade to 8th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At John Witherspoon Middle School, the average teaching salary of $73,999 is higher than the New Jersey state average of $68,978.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
John Witherspoon Middle School 722$18,08011$73,9990.62
Community Park School (0.51 miles) 323$21,78810$78,3200.61
Princeton High School (0.54 miles) 1578$16,06213$81,1460.58
Princeton Charter School (1.16 miles) 347$6,19411$78,1540.60
Johnson Park School (1.23 miles) 344$25,5409$83,4010.71
Littlebrook School (1.49 miles) 327$22,91110$80,2080.59

John Witherspoon Middle School

Number of pupils722
Funding per pupil$18,080
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$73,999
Diversity index0.62

Community Park School (0.51 miles)

Number of pupils323
Funding per pupil$21,788
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$78,320
Diversity index0.61

Princeton High School (0.54 miles)

Number of pupils1578
Funding per pupil$16,062
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$81,146
Diversity index0.58

Princeton Charter School (1.16 miles)

Number of pupils347
Funding per pupil$6,194
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$78,154
Diversity index0.60

Johnson Park School (1.23 miles)

Number of pupils344
Funding per pupil$25,540
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$83,401
Diversity index0.71

Littlebrook School (1.49 miles)

Number of pupils327
Funding per pupil$22,911
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$80,208
Diversity index0.59
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Rankings within New Jersey
There are 2,603 schools in New Jersey. Rankings don't always go up to 2,603 because some schools have missing data.
530thlargest school
445thhighest number of FTE teachers
999thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
756thhighest average teaching salary
1791sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1406thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
559thhighest diversity index
535thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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