1062 Pleasant Street
Athol, MA 01331
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Athol-royalston Middle School serves 391 students in grades 5-8.
Athol-royalston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to 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).

School Overview

Athol-royalston Middle School's student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Athol-royalston Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Athol-royalston Middle 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1410 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
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
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 391 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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