Charles S Pierce Middle School

  • Charles S Pierce Middle School serves 914 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 58% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Charles S Pierce 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Charles S Pierce Middle School's student population of 914 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students914 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles S Pierce Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Charles S Pierce Middle School is 0.47, 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#665 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
71%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Charles S Pierce Middle School is Milton High School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Mildred Avenue K-8 (1.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Glover (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milton Glover
    Grades: K-5 | 586 students
    0.5 miles
    255 Canton Avenue
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617) 696-4288
    0.5 K-5 586
  • Milton Milton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,028 student
    0.5 miles
    25 Gile Road
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617) 696-4470
    0.5 9-12 1,028
  • Milton Tucker
    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
    0.6 miles
    187 Blue Hills Pkwy
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617) 696-4291
    0.6 PK-5 441
  • Mattapan Dr. Catherine Ellison-rosa Parks Early Ed School
    Grades: PK-3 | 189 students
    1.1 miles
    108 Babson Street
    Mattapan, MA 02126
    (617) 635-7680
    1.1 PK-3 189
  • Mattapan James J Chittick
    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
    1.3 miles
    154 Ruskindale Road
    Mattapan, MA 02126
    (617) 635-8652
    1.3 PK-5 306

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