Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted)

355 Plainfield Street
Springfield, MA 01107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted) serves 316 students in grades 6-8.
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted) placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 65% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted)'s student population of 316 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted) 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 Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted) is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#535 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
59%
20%
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Black
23%
9%
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White
14%
60%
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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
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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