Arlington Middle School

150 Arlington Street
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Arlington Middle School serves 586 students in grades 5-8.
Arlington Middle 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 21% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Arlington Middle School's student population of 586 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Arlington Middle 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 Arlington Middle School is 0.06, 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
#1604 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
97%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arlington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arlington Middle School is Methuen High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawrence Family Development Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Day Arlington (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrence Community Day Arlington Math: 44% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 587 students
    0.0 miles
    150 Arlington Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8311
    0 K-4 587
  • Lawrence John K Tarbox Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 327 students
    0.2 miles
    59 Alder Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5983
    0.2 1-5 327
  • Lawrence Lawlor Early Childhood Center
    Grades: K | 163 students
    0.5 miles
    41 Lexington Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5956
    0.5 K 163
  • Lawrence Lawrence Family Development Charter School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 737 students
    0.6 miles
    34 West Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 689-9863
    0.6 PK-8 737
  • Lawrence Community Day Charter Public School - Prospect Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
    0.7 miles
    190 Hampshire Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    (978) 722-2538
    0.7 PK-8 400

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