Sojourner Truth Middle School

116 Hamilton St, East Orange, NJ 07017
(973) 266-5665

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6 & ungraded 459 students 7 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade


New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • East Orange School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sojourner Truth Middle School is a public middle school in East Orange. The principal of Sojourner Truth Middle School is Mr Vincent Stallings, who can be contacted at 459 students attend Sojourner Truth Middle School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 67% of the 459 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Sojourner Truth Middle School is 7:1. Patrick F Healy Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 95% 95%
Hispanic 5% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 65%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    The school teachers are not teaching the students well because of the other students are talking and treating the teacher bad. The Principal is trying to help the students to do better in school by taking on the the intercom. The students don't even listen to it.

  • (6 years ago)

    i love sojourner truth all students be treated the same and have respect

  • (8 years ago)

    Sojourner Truth school is a well all around school that has all the academic and uniques ability to adapt and connect students in its community. The students and teachers work together as one each day to ensure that the set a high approve goal to achieve their academic excellence. The principal is also a strond and sophistacated educator that cares for the saftey and acts for all the students and teachers.

  • (8 years ago)

    I think that the students are very ill-mannered and lack of principal leadership is a substancial issue. I really dislike this school. It's not a good choice for your child.

  • (9 years ago)

    Sojourner Truth Middle School is a well disciplined school for various we have a strict principal. Two we have the best students and teachers. And finally ninety percent of the students listen and the other nine percent just like to be difficult and uncivilized. They all know how to do the work that's given but they want to be lazy and not do the work instead they roam the hallways and deprive others of their education.

  • (9 years ago)

    Sojourner Truth lacks behavior for students and students are very rowdy

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(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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