PROFICIENCY 69% 59% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
70%Summit Public School District
43%New Jersey

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Summit Public School District" in Summit, NJ. There are a total of 980 students and 82 teachers at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 104 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.5%, which is 59% higher than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch104
Reduced lunch33


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 69.5% 69.8% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 4.9% 4.3% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 9.4% 7.8% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.2% 12.8% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 5.2% 1.5% 3.1%

Summit demographics profile

StatisticSummitNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)3,6531,21591
Median age40.339.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%56%55%
Speak English72%69%79%
Speak Spanish13%16%13%

Education level achieved in Summit

IndexSummitNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college81.7%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors70.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters35.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.4%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.