Locke Middle School

Locke Middle School serves 675 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Locke Middle School operates within the Billerica School District.

Overview

The student population of 675 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 675 students
Locke Middle School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Locke Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Locke 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 0.13 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
Locke Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Locke Middle School Asian Students (1996-2013)
Hispanic
2%
17%
Locke Middle School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
93%
66%
Locke Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Locke 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.
0.13 0.33
Locke Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
15%
32%
Locke Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
6%
5%
Locke Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,513 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,295 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,807 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Billerica School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,513 1,400
Billerica School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $87 MM $25 MM
Billerica School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $90 MM $24 MM
Billerica School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,295 $17,400
Billerica School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,807 $16,788
Billerica School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Billerica Memorial High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F Kennedy Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BillericaJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    20 Kimbrough Rd
    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8570
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 367 students                      
  • BillericaEugene C Vining Elementary School
    121 Lexington Rd
    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8630
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 227 students                      
  • BillericaParker Elementary School
    52 River St
    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8610
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 419 students                      
  • BillericaBillerica Memorial High School
    35 River St
    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8712
    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1551 students                      
  • BillericaThomas Ditson Elementary School
    39 Cook St
    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8510
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 645 students                      

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