Agawam Junior High School

  • Agawam Junior High School serves 573 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Agawam Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Agawam Junior High School's student population of 573 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Agawam Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Agawam Junior High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1170 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAgawam School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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