2 Oxford Road
Charlton, MA 01507
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Charlton Middle School serves 631 students in grades 5-8.
Charlton 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Charlton Middle School's student population of 631 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Charlton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Charlton 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
#879 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
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
2%
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
21%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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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?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Charlton Middle School?

631 students attend Charlton Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

86% of Charlton Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Charlton Middle School?

Charlton Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Charlton Middle School offer ?

Charlton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Charlton Middle School part of?

Charlton Middle School is part of Dudley-Charlton Regional School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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