Wm H Galvin Middle School

55 Pecunit St

Canton, MA 02021-1262

Tel: (781)821-5070
Grades 6-8
783 students
Wm H Galvin Middle School serves 783 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Wm H Galvin Middle School operates within the Canton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 783 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 783 students
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Wm H Galvin Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Wm H Galvin Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more 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 14:1 14:1
Wm H Galvin Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
10%
6%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
3%
17%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
9%
9%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
75%
65%
Wm H Galvin Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.42 0.33
Wm H Galvin Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
9%
34%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Canton School District's student population of 3,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,056 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,797 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,247 1,376
Canton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $29 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $46 MM $28 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,056 $20,216
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,797 $19,181
Canton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Randolph Community Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lt Peter M Hansen Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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