Blanchard Middle School

  • Blanchard Middle School serves 590 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blanchard Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

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 OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students590 students
This chart display total students of Blanchard Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Blanchard Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Blanchard Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Blanchard Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Blanchard Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#364 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Blanchard Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blanchard Middle School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blanchard Middle School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Blanchard Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
30%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
66%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blanchard Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.480.59
This chart display the diversity score of Blanchard Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blanchard Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Blanchard Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Across the nation, city mayors have increased their role and control over the local public school system. Learn about the controversies and the ramifications of mayoral control.
In light of all the finger-pointing occurring in the education reform movement, we’ll look at the good and bad of teachers unions – and whether these organizations really work in favor of students and/or teachers.