Birchland Park

50 Hanward Hill
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Birchland Park serves 663 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Birchland Park placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Birchland Park's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Birchland Park is ranked within the top 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 Birchland Park 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#738 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Longmeadow School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Birchland Park is East Longmeadow High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is M Marcus Kiley Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mapleshade (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Longmeadow Mapleshade
    Grades: 3-5 | 282 students
    0.1 miles
    175 Mapleshade Avenue
    East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (413) 525-5485
    0.1 3-5 282
  • East Longmeadow East Longmeadow High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 835 students
    1.2 miles
    180 Maple Street
    East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (413) 525-5460
    1.2 9-12 835
  • East Longmeadow Meadow Brook
    Grades: PK-2 | 579 students
    1.3 miles
    607 Parker Street
    East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (413) 525-5470
    1.3 PK-2 579
  • Springfield Arthur T Talmadge
    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
    1.7 miles
    1395 Allen Street
    Springfield, MA 01118
    (413) 787-7249
    1.7 K-5 254
  • Springfield Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
    1.7 miles
    285 Dorset Street
    Springfield, MA 01108
    (413) 214-7806
    1.7 K-5 361

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