Pickering Middle School

Pickering Middle School serves 646 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Pickering Middle School operates within the Lynn School District.

School Overview

The student population of 646 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 646 students
Pickering Middle School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Pickering Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Pickering Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Pickering Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 14:1 14:1
Pickering Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
9%
6%
Pickering Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
37%
17%
Pickering Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
7%
9%
Pickering Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
42%
65%
Pickering Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Pickering Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pickering 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.
0.68 0.33
Pickering 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.
52%
34%
Pickering Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
9%
5%
Pickering Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,378 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,717 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,257 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Lynn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
3
Number of Students Managed 14,378 1,376
Lynn School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $210 MM $29 MM
Lynn School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $204 MM $28 MM
Lynn School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,717 $20,216
Lynn School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,257 $19,181
Lynn 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 Lynn English High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thurgood Marshall Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edward A Sisson Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LynnEdward A Sisson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 452 students58 Conomo Ave
    LynnMA 01904
    (781)477-7455
    0KG-5452
  • LynnLynn Woods Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 175 students31 Trevett Ave
    LynnMA 01904
    (781)477-7433
    0.9KG-5175
  • LynnLynn English High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1611 students50 Goodridge St
    LynnMA 01902
    (781)477-7366
    19-121611
  • LynnCobbet Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 594 students40 Franklin St
    LynnMA 01902
    (781)477-7341
    1.1KG-5594
  • Lynn Sewell-anderson Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 289 students25 Ontario St
    LynnMA 01905
    (781)477-7444
    1.1PK-5289

School Reviews

Pickering middle school is a very good school my daughter attended this school her eight grade year an it was a great year very safe school no bullying the teachers were great my daughter had no problems the teachers are very caring an very concern with there students progress they are the best they work very good with my daughter she learned a lot I recommend this school to everyone who has to attend a middle school in lynn ma
- Posted by Parent, 08/21/14
Pickering Middle School is one of the best choices for public school. In Pickering, the teachers are greatly involved on how the students are doing. For extracurricular activities Pickering offers music, physical education, mcas classes, and computers. Students get four extracurricular classes throughout the year. Each extracurricular class is worth 3 credits. Each major is worth 5 credits. I would highly recommend Pickering Middle School.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/29/08

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