Amherst Regional Middle School

Amherst Regional Middle School serves 462 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Amherst Regional Middle School operates within the Amherst-pelham School District.

Overview

The student population of 462 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 462 students
Amherst Regional Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Amherst Regional Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Amherst Regional Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.32. 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 (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
6%
Amherst Regional Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
11%
16%
Amherst Regional Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
9%
Amherst Regional Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
66%
Amherst Regional Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Amherst Regional Middle School Sch Ethnicity Amherst Regional Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.57 0.32
Amherst Regional Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
22%
30%
Amherst Regional Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,545 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Amherst-pelham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,545 1,433
Amherst-pelham School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $25 MM
Amherst-pelham School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM $24 MM
Amherst-pelham School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,113 $17,400
Amherst-pelham School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,323 $16,788
Amherst-pelham School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Amherst Regional High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Meadow Middle School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wildwood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Amherst Amherst Regional High School
    21 Mattoon St
    Amherst , MA 01002
    (413)362-1701
    0.3  mi  |  1083  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Amherst Wildwood Elementary School
    71 Strong St
    Amherst , MA 01002
    (413)362-1400
    0.3  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Amherst Fort River Elementary School
    70 So East St
    Amherst , MA 01002
    (413)362-1200
    0.9  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Pelham Pelham Elementary School
    45 Amherst Rd
    Pelham , MA 01002
    (413)362-1100
    2.2  mi  |  123  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Amherst Crocker Farm Elementary School
    280 West St
    Amherst , MA 01002
    (413)362-1600
    2.6  mi  |  383  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Hampshire County, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.23, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Hampshire County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.