Robert E. Melican Middle School

145 Lincoln St,

Northborough, MA, 01532-1742

Tel: (508)351-7020
Grades: 6-8

655 students

Robert E. Melican Middle School serves 655 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Robert E. Melican Middle School operates within the Northborough School District.

Overview

The student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 655 students
Robert E. Melican Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Robert E. Melican Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Robert E. Melican 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 0.27 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
Robert E. Melican Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
6%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
9%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
66%
Robert E. Melican Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Robert E. Melican Middle School Sch Ethnicity Robert E. Melican 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.
0.27 0.32
Robert E. Melican 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.
6%
30%
Robert E. Melican 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.
1%
5%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Northborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,926 1,433
Northborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $25 MM
Northborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $24 MM
Northborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,658 $17,400
Northborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,632 $16,788
Northborough 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 Algonquin Regional High School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sarah W Gibbons Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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