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About This School

Liberty Middle School is a public middle school in West Orange. The principal of Liberty Middle School is Mr Robert Klemt and can be contacted at rklemt@woboe.org. 551 students go to Liberty Middle School and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 4% of the Liberty Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 42% of the 551 students here have subsidized lunches.The class size at Liberty Middle School is 15, and the student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Mount Pleasant Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Italian
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 8%
Asian 9% %
Black, non-Hispanic 46% 43%
Hispanic 24% 22%
White, non-Hispanic 20% 26%
Multiracial 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.09%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 31%
Limited English proficiency 4% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Liberty Middle School is a wonderful school for academically gifted students and has a phenomenal music program. The teachers who run the Algebra program for advanced students in the 7th are beyond par and the music teachers are out of this world! My. Hellyer the chorus teacher and theatre director is amazing and Mr. Gitter the band teacher is hilarious and challenges the kids in a humorous and encouraging way to play music far beyond what one would expect for the grade level. I do wish there was a way to assist the students in their socialization as both my 7th graders have had trouble making friends.

  • (3 years ago)

    I can't imagine a more wonderful place to come to work everyday. Our physical plant is absolutely state of the art but the heart of our school is our principal Bob Klemt. If Bob is our heart then my colleagues are the brains of this operation while students surely are the soul. Liberty Middle School - Home of the Pride. I couldn't have said it any better myself.

  • (3 years ago)

    I am a current student at Liberty Middle School. I find this school to be average. Some teachers are amazing and great with students who are at that tender age. The school is 7th and 8th and has students from ages 11-14. The school has an AMAZING music program including chours band and orquestra. There are also all kinds of sports and extra curricular activities. However be advised that there has been an increase of bullying and other behaviors that are not tolerated at LMS. Ferthermore if your child has not already lived in this town they will most likely have problems making new friends.

  • (5 years ago)

    My oldest son attended LMS in 2007-2008. He had a great experience there and is now entering tenth grade at WOHS in honors classes. Mr. Klemt the principal was formerly the Assistant Principal and was integral in the opening of the school staffing and cirriculum. The administrative staff and faculty are excellent. There are many after school clubs and homework help available.

  • (5 years ago)

    State of the art facility offers wide variety of afterschool clubs and activities. School web site provides teacher contact numbers and teacher web pages.

  • (5 years ago)

    Liberty Middle School is a relatively new school and has a new Principal this year. My son is in 8th grade and I must say that I'm impressed with most of his teachers and with the after school activities available to the students.

  • (6 years ago)

    This place has everything for a stable learning eviroment. Everything here is new and outstand

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