Birch Meadow

  • Birch Meadow serves 370 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Birch Meadow placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Birch Meadow's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students370 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Birch Meadow
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birch Meadow is ranked within the top 30% 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 Birch Meadow is 0.17, 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#452 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
91%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birch Meadow. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Birch Meadow and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birch Meadow 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 NameReading School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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