Arthur W Coolidge Middle School

89 Birch Meadow Dr
Reading, MA 01867
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 406 students in grades 6-8, Arthur W Coolidge Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20% in MA
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • : 70% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Arthur W Coolidge Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Arthur W Coolidge Middle School's student population of 406 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Arthur W Coolidge Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Arthur W Coolidge Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#173 out of 1631 schools
(Top 20%)
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67%
41%
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70%
44%
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65-69%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Arthur W Coolidge Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
92%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Arthur W Coolidge Middle School's ranking?
Arthur W Coolidge Middle School is ranked #173 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Arthur W Coolidge Middle School often compared to?
Arthur W Coolidge Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Walter S Parker Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Arthur W Coolidge Middle School?
406 students attend Arthur W Coolidge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Arthur W Coolidge Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Arthur W Coolidge Middle School?
Arthur W Coolidge Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Arthur W Coolidge Middle School offer ?
Arthur W Coolidge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Arthur W Coolidge Middle School part of?
Arthur W Coolidge Middle School is part of Reading School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • : 70% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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