125 Meadowbrook Rd
Newton Center, MA 02459
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Charles E Brown Middle School serves 794 students in grades 6-8.
Charles E Brown Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 794 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Charles E Brown Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Charles E Brown Middle School's student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
794 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Charles E Brown Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Charles E Brown Middle School is 0.55, 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
#70 out of 1667 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
22%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
63%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 is Charles E Brown Middle School's ranking?

Charles E Brown Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What schools are Charles E Brown Middle School often compared to?

Charles E Brown Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bigelow Middle School by visitors of our site.

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

80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Charles E Brown Middle School?

794 students attend Charles E Brown Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of Charles E Brown Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Charles E Brown Middle School?

Charles E Brown Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Charles E Brown Middle School offer ?

Charles E Brown Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Charles E Brown Middle School part of?

Charles E Brown Middle School is part of Newton School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 794 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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