Amherst Regional Middle School

Amherst Regional Middle School serves 474 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Amherst Regional Middle School operates within the Amherst-pelham School District.

School Overview

The student population of 474 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 474 students
Amherst Regional Middle School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Amherst Regional Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Amherst Regional Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Amherst Regional Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Amherst Regional Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
10%
6%
Amherst Regional Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
14%
17%
Amherst Regional Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
6%
9%
Amherst Regional Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
61%
65%
Amherst Regional Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Amherst Regional Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Amherst Regional Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.33
Amherst Regional Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
34%
Amherst Regional Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Amherst Regional Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,478 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,684 is higher than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,931 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Amherst-pelham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,478 1,376
Amherst-pelham School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $29 MM
Amherst-pelham School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $33 MM $28 MM
Amherst-pelham School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $20,684 $20,216
Amherst-pelham School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $19,931 $19,181
Amherst-pelham School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Amherst Regional High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wildwood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • AmherstAmherst Regional High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1004 students21 Mattoon St
    AmherstMA 01002
    (413)362-1701
    0.39-121004
  • AmherstWildwood Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 407 students71 Strong St
    AmherstMA 01002
    (413)362-1400
    0.3KG-6407
  • AmherstFort River Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 368 students70 So East St
    AmherstMA 01002
    (413)362-1200
    0.9KG-6368
  • AmherstPelham Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 127 students45 Amherst Rd
    AmherstMA 01002
    (413)362-1100
    2.2KG-6127
  • AmherstCrocker Farm Elementary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 435 students280 West St
    AmherstMA 01002
    (413)362-1600
    2.6PK-6435

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