Robert E. Melican Middle School

Robert E. Melican Middle School serves 623 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Robert E. Melican Middle School operates within the Northborough School District.

School Overview

The student population of 623 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 623 students
Robert E. Melican Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Robert E. Melican Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Robert E. Melican Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Robert E. Melican Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 12:1 14:1
Robert E. Melican Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
10%
6%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
4%
17%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
83%
65%
Robert E. Melican Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.30 0.33
Robert E. Melican Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
6%
34%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
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.
1%
5%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Northborough School District's student population of 1,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,183 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,643 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Northborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,810 1,376
Northborough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $29 MM
Northborough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $28 MM
Northborough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,183 $20,216
Northborough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,643 $19,181
Northborough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Algonquin Regional High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sarah W Gibbons Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • NorthboroughLincoln Street Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 307 students
    0.3 miles
    76 Lincoln St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7030
    0.3KG-5307
  • NorthboroughMarion E Zeh Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    0.6 miles
    33 Howard St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7048
    0.6PK-5329
  • NorthboroughFannie E Proctor Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 271 students
    1.2 miles
    26 Jefferson Rd
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7040
    1.2KG-5271
  • NorthboroughMarguerite E Peaslee Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 280 students
    1.6 miles
    31 Maple St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7035
    1.6KG-5280
  • NorthboroughAlgonquin Regional High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1471 students
    2.3 miles
    79 Bartlett St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7010
    2.39-121471

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5.0  5/30/2015
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