14 West Street
Westford, MA 01886
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Blanchard Middle School serves 590 students in grades 6-8.
Blanchard Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Blanchard Middle School's student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Blanchard Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Blanchard Middle School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#167 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
30%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
66%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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