281 Main Street
Rutland, MA 01543
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Central Tree Middle School serves 344 students in grades 6-8.
Central Tree Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher 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 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Tree Middle School's student population of 344 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Tree Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Central Tree Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#504 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
41%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
53%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
22%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
86%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Central Tree Middle School?

344 students attend Central Tree Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

86% of Central Tree Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Tree Middle School?

Central Tree Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Central Tree Middle School offer ?

Central Tree Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Central Tree Middle School part of?

Central Tree Middle School is part of Wachusett School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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