Wm H Galvin Middle School

55 Pecunit St

Canton, MA 02021-1262

Tel: (781)821-5070
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 769 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Students 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
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
6%
Hispanic
4%
17%
Black
9%
9%
White
75%
66%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,262 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,262 1,400
District Total Revenue $49 MM $25 MM
District Spending $50 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,860 $17,400
District Spending / Student $16,140 $16,788
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 Students Grades
  • CantonLt Peter M Hansen Elementary School
    25 Pecunit St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5085
    0.2 mi | 478 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CantonMass Hospital School
    Special Education School
    3 Randolph St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)830-8801
    Special Education School

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

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

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