Wm H Galvin Middle School

55 Pecunit St

Canton, MA 02021-1262

Grades: 6-8

769 students

Wm H Galvin Middle School serves 769 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Wm H Galvin Middle School operates within the Canton School District.

Overview

The student population of 769 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 769 students
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Wm H Galvin Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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
Wm H Galvin Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
6%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
4%
17%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
9%
9%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
75%
66%
Wm H Galvin Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wm H Galvin 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.
0.42 0.33
Wm H Galvin 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.
12%
32%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
2%
5%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,262 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,860 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,140 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,262 1,400
Canton School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $25 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $24 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,860 $17,400
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,140 $16,788
Canton 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 Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Randolph Community Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lt Peter M Hansen Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CantonLt Peter M Hansen Elementary School
    25 Pecunit St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5085
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 478 students                      
  • CantonMass Hospital School
    Special Education School
    3 Randolph St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)830-8801
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • CantonJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    100 Dedham St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5080
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 455 students                      
  • CantonBlue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    800 Randolph St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)828-5800
    Vocational School

    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 816 students                      
  • CantonRodman Early Childhood Center
    960 Washington St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5060
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK | 98 students                      

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