Bird Middle School

625 Washington Street
East Walpole, MA 02032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 376 students in grades 6-8, Bird Middle School 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 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bird Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bird Middle School's student population of 376 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Bird Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bird Middle School is 0.35, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MA)
#650 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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46%
37%
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52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
80%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bird Middle School's ranking?
Bird Middle School is ranked #650 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Bird Middle School often compared to?
Bird Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School, Eleanor N Johnson 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?
376 students attend Bird Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Bird Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% 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 10:1, 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 (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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