Arthur M Longsjo Middle School

  • Arthur M Longsjo Middle School serves 559 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Arthur M Longsjo Middle School's student population of 559 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arthur M Longsjo Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arthur M Longsjo Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1426 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
52%
19%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
31%
61%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFitchburg School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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