Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted)

355 Plainfield Street
Springfield, MA 01107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 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 bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 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 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted) is ranked within the bottom 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#867 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (talented And Gifted) is Baystate Academy Charter Public School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chestnut Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Chestnut Academy Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 419 students
    0.0 miles
    355 Plainfield Street
    Springfield, MA 01107
    (413) 750-2333
    0 6-8 419
  • Springfield Impact Prep At Chestnut Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-7 | 229 students
    0.0 miles
    355 Plainfield Street
    Springfield, MA 01107
    (413) 750-2333
    0 6-7 229
  • Springfield German Gerena Community School Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 720 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Birnie Avenue
    Springfield, MA 01107
    (413) 787-7320
    0.1 PK-5 720
  • Springfield Brightwood Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    0.2 miles
    471 Plainfield Street
    Springfield, MA 01107
    (413) 787-7238
    0.2 K-5 317
  • Springfield Lincoln Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 404 students
    0.4 miles
    732 Chestnut Street
    Springfield, MA 01107
    (413) 787-7314
    0.4 K-5 404

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