135 Burncoat Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Burncoat Middle School serves 623 students in grades 7-8.
Burncoat Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Burncoat Middle School's student population of 623 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
623 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Burncoat Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Burncoat Middle School is 0.69, which is more 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
#1415 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
42%
20%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
33%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: 7-8
  • Students: 623 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 5%)

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