Birchland Park Middle School

Birchland Park Middle School serves 660 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Birchland Park Middle School operates within the East Longmeadow School District.

School Overview

The student population of 660 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 660 students
Birchland Park Middle School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Birchland Park Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Birchland Park Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Birchland Park Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less 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 13:1 14:1
Birchland Park Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
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.
0.23 0.33
Birchland Park 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.
13%
34%
Birchland Park 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%
Birchland Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,699 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,789 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,825 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name East Longmeadow School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,699 1,376
East Longmeadow School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $29 MM
East Longmeadow School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $37 MM $28 MM
East Longmeadow School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,789 $20,216
East Longmeadow School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,825 $19,181
East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is M Marcus Kiley Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mapleshade Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East LongmeadowMapleshade Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 331 students175 Mapleshade Ave
    East LongmeadowMA 01028
    (413)525-5485
    0.13-5331
  • East LongmeadowEast Longmeadow High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 863 students180 Maple St
    East LongmeadowMA 01028
    (413)525-5460
    1.29-12863
  • East LongmeadowMeadow Brook Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 549 students607 Parker St
    East LongmeadowMA 01028
    (413)525-5470
    1.3PK-2549
  • SpringfieldArthur T Talmadge Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 296 students1395 Allen St
    SpringfieldMA 01118
    (413)787-7249
    1.7KG-5296
  • SpringfieldMartin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellenc
    Charter School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 373 students285 Dorset St
    SpringfieldMA 01108
    (413)214-7806
    1.7KG-5373

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