Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted)

355 Plainfield Street
Springfield, MA 01107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 301 students in grades 6-8, Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted)'s student population of 301 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
301 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) ranks within the top 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#780 out of 1631 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted), with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
64%
23%
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Black
18%
10%
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White
12%
56%
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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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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted)'s ranking?
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) is ranked #780 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) often compared to?
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted)is often viewed alongside schools like Libertas Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted)?
301 students attend Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted).
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted)?
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) offer ?
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) part of?
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) is part of Springfield School District.
In what neighborhood is Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) located?
Chestnut Accelerated Middle School (Talented And Gifted) is located in the Brightwood neighborhood of Springfield, MA. There are 3 other public schools located in Brightwood.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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