John Witherspoon Middle School

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217 Walnut Ln

Princeton, NJ 08540

(609) 806-4270

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 710

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for John Witherspoon Middle School

i love this school!!!! its great and makes every student feel special. There sports and arts are perfect. Excellent school and teachers

Posted by a other on 11/16/11

Teachers are inconsiderate of students' ambitions In addition, teachers for accelerated courses lack the abilities to teach well as they tend to perceive the lessons as contests against the other house despite the students' confusion.

Posted by a other on 07/18/11

John Witherspoon is a great school that values education as their first priority. The curriculum is changed to help kids, with special classes such as Study Skills, English and Math Plus, and Accelerated Math to help kids at certain levels. The staff, which includes a guidance counselor for each grade, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/10

Excellent school, I feel like my child is learning a lot, and having fun, too.

Posted by a student on 12/07/09

I feel this school is interested in getting to know how a student learns and at what rate they are more comfortable. Going to John Witherspoon Middle School has helped me be the student I feel I can and should be.

Posted by a student on 07/09/09

This school has great teachers. But i think they could work on their soccer team. There alright but i think they could practice some more to get better. Lawrence middle school's b team beat them 4-0! they need more practice.

Posted by a other on 10/07/08

I went there and after I moved to Miami to finish middle school, I found that everything they were teaching, I had already learned. To me, JWS gives you the neccessary tools you need to make it in this world. It provided me with a strong foundation.

Posted by a other on 07/18/07

The academic programs in John Witherspoon Middle School are excellent, having programs such as Peer to Peer for eigth grade, and Crossings for seventh graders. The activities you can do in school, as a part of your schedule are Modern Living, Tech Prep, Computers, Humanities, Drama, Choir, Band(2 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/18/06

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Test scores for John Witherspoon Middle School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
John Witherspoon Middle School
Princeton Regional School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 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.

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Princeton schools — John Witherspoon Middle School is located at 217 Walnut Ln, Princeton NJ 08540. 217 Walnut Ln is in the 08540 ZIP code in Princeton, NJ The school district for John Witherspoon Middle School is the Princeton Regional School District. John Witherspoon Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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