Birchland Park

50 Hanward Hill
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 601 students in grades 6-8, Birchland Park ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Birchland Park's student population of 601 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
601 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Birchland Park ranks within the top 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Birchland Park is 0.44, 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)
#615 out of 1631 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Birchland Park, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birchland Park and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birchland Park and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Birchland Park 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
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Birchland Park and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Birchland Park and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Birchland Park and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
74%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Birchland Park and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Birchland Park and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birchland Park.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.44
This chart displays the diversity score of Birchland Park and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Birchland Park and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birchland Park and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Birchland Park's ranking?
Birchland Park is ranked #615 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Birchland Park often compared to?
Birchland Parkis often viewed alongside schools like Wilbraham Middle School, Green Meadows Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Birchland Park?
601 students attend Birchland Park.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Birchland Park students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Birchland Park?
Birchland Park has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Birchland Park offer ?
Birchland Park offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Birchland Park part of?
Birchland Park is part of East Longmeadow School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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