Bourne Middle School

77 Waterhouse Road
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 442 students in grades 6-8, Bourne Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% 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: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bourne Middle School's student population of 442 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Bourne Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bourne Middle School is 0.26, 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)
#1149 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
41%
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34%
44%
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40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
86%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bourne Middle School's ranking?
Bourne Middle School is ranked #1149 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Bourne Middle School?
442 students attend Bourne Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Bourne Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bourne Middle School?
Bourne Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Bourne Middle School offer ?
Bourne Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bourne Middle School part of?
Bourne Middle School is part of Bourne School District.
In what neighborhood is Bourne Middle School located?
Bourne Middle School is located in the Bourne neighborhood of Buzzards Bay, MA. There are 1 other public schools located in Bourne.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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