Pickering Middle School

70 Conomo Ave,

Lynn, MA, 01904-1938

Tel: (781)477-7440
Grades: 6-8

641 students

Pickering Middle School serves 641 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Pickering Middle School operates within the Lynn School District.

Overview

The student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 641 students
Pickering Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Pickering Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Pickering Middle School 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 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Pickering Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
6%
Pickering Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
35%
16%
Pickering Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
12%
9%
Pickering Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
66%
Pickering Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pickering Middle School Sch Ethnicity Pickering 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.
0.70 0.79
Pickering 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.
53%
30%
Pickering Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
10%
5%
Pickering Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lynn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 13,731 1,433
Lynn School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $25 MM
Lynn School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $222 MM $24 MM
Lynn School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,184 $17,400
Lynn School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,720 $16,788
Lynn 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 Lynn English High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Thurgood Marshall Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edward A Sisson Elementary School (0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 21, 2014 - Pickering middle school is a very good school my daughter attended this school her eight grade year an it was a great year very safe school no bullying the teachers were great my daughter had no problems the teachers are very caring an very concern with there students progress they are the best they work very good with my daughter she learned a lot I recommend this school to everyone who has to attend a middle school in lynn ma - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 29, 2008 - Pickering Middle School is one of the best choices for public school. In Pickering, the teachers are greatly involved on how the students are doing. For extracurricular activities Pickering offers music, physical education, mcas classes, and computers. Students get four extracurricular classes throughout the year. Each extracurricular class is worth 3 credits. Each major is worth 5 credits. I would highly recommend Pickering Middle School. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Lynn, 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 0.04, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Lynn is Welcoming Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.