Robert E. Melican Middle School

Grades: 5-8

644 students

Robert E. Melican Middle School serves 644 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% 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 644 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 644 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 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 0.29 is less 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 13:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
6%
Hispanic
4%
17%
White
84%
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.
0.29 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.
6%
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 1,893 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,658 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,632 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Northborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,893 1,400
District Total Revenue $26 MM $25 MM
District Spending $26 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,658 $17,400
District Spending / Student $13,632 $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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NorthboroughLincoln Street Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    76 Lincoln St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7030
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 301 students                      
  • NorthboroughMarion E Zeh Elementary School
    33 Howard St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7048
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 350 students                      
  • NorthboroughFannie E Proctor Elementary School
    26 Jefferson Rd
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7040
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 292 students                      
  • NorthboroughMarguerite E Peaslee Elementary School
    31 Maple St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7035
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 306 students                      
  • NorthboroughAlgonquin Regional High School
    79 Bartlett St
    NorthboroughMA 01532
    (508)351-7010
    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1482 students                      

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  • Recommended May 30, 2015 - great school, excellent special needs program and it has the best education you could ask for - Posted by Parent

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