Birchland Park Middle School

Tel: (413)525-5480
Grades: 6-8

687 students

Birchland Park Middle School serves 687 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Birchland Park Middle School operates within the East Longmeadow School District.

Overview

The student population of 687 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 687 students
Birchland Park Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Birchland Park Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Birchland Park Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less 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 13:1 14:1
Birchland Park Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Birchland Park Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
4%
16%
Birchland Park Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
9%
Birchland Park Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
89%
66%
Birchland Park Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Birchland Park Middle School Sch Ethnicity Birchland Park 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.
0.21 0.32
Birchland Park 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.
13%
30%
Birchland Park 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.
3%
5%
Birchland Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,797 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name East Longmeadow School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,797 1,433
East Longmeadow School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $25 MM
East Longmeadow School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $24 MM
East Longmeadow School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,363 $17,400
East Longmeadow School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,869 $16,788
East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is M Marcus Kiley Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mapleshade Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Hampden 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 0.36, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Hampden County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.