Sharon Middle School

75 Mountain St,

Sharon, MA, 02067-2299

Tel: (781)784-1560
Grades: 6-8

793 students

Sharon Middle School serves 793 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Sharon Middle School operates within the Sharon School District.

Overview

The student population of 793 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 793 students
Sharon Middle School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Sharon Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Sharon 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 0.51 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 13:1 14:1
Sharon Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
6%
Sharon Middle School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Sharon Middle School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
8%
9%
Sharon Middle School Black (1991-2012)
White
68%
66%
Sharon Middle School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sharon Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sharon 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.
0.51 0.79
Sharon Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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%
Sharon 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.
1%
5%
Sharon Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,364 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Sharon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,364 1,433
Sharon School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $25 MM
Sharon School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM $24 MM
Sharon School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,438 $17,400
Sharon School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,873 $16,788
Sharon 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 Sharon High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is O'donnell Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottage Street Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sharon Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Sharon High School
    181 Pond St
    Sharon , MA , 02067
    (781)784-1554
    0.7  mi  |  1151  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sharon Cottage Street Elementary School
    30 Cottage St
    Sharon , MA , 02067
    (781)784-1580
    0.8  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sharon Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Elementary School
    45 Wilshire Dr
    Sharon , MA , 02067
    (781)784-1551
    1  mi  |  443  students  |  Gr.  -5
  • Sharon Heights Elementary School
    454 South Main St
    Sharon , MA , 02067
    (781)784-1595
    2.1  mi  |  554  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Stoughton Helen Hansen Elementary School
    1800 Central St
    Stoughton , MA , 02072
    (781)344-7006
    2.3  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Norfolk 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 0.38, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.79. The most diverse school district in Norfolk County is Avon School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.