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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
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 0.52. The school's diversity has increased by 28% over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
6%
Hispanic
3%
16%
Black
1%
9%
White
85%
66%
Unknown
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.27
0.52
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,926 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Northborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
n/a
Number of Students Managed 1,926
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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 (0.3 miles away)
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