Central Middle School

  • Central Middle School serves 634 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central 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 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Central Middle School's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central 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 Central Middle School is 0.57, 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#339 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
40%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
52%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuincy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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