625 Washington Street
East Walpole, MA 02032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bird Middle School serves 397 students in grades 6-8.
Bird Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bird Middle School's student population of 397 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
397 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Bird Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Bird Middle School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#479 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
46%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
22%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
83%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Bird Middle School often compared to?

Bird Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle 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 37% MA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Bird Middle School?

397 students attend Bird Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

83% of Bird Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bird Middle School?

Bird Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Bird Middle School offer ?

Bird Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Bird Middle School part of?

Bird Middle School is part of Walpole School District.

School Reviews

5   11/12/2014
i really like all the teachers they are very nice and very good at what they do, the secretarys are very nice and caring to what u need.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - chris

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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