Daniel L Joyce Middle School

55 Locust Street
Woburn, MA 01801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Daniel L Joyce Middle School serves 524 students in grades 6-8.
Daniel L Joyce 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 47% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Daniel L Joyce Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Daniel L Joyce Middle School's student population of 524 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Daniel L Joyce Middle School 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 Daniel L Joyce Middle School is 0.40, 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
#1164 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
77%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoburn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Daniel L Joyce Middle School is Woburn High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Simonds Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Daniel P Hurld (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Woburn Daniel P Hurld Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 215 students
    0.3 miles
    69 Bedford Road
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8238
    0.3 K-5 215
  • Woburn Clyde Reeves Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
    0.9 miles
    240 Lexington Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8240
    0.9 PK-5 429
  • Woburn Goodyear Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
    1.2 miles
    41 Central Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8237
    1.2 K-5 307
  • Woburn Wyman Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 182 students
    1.5 miles
    677 Main Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8243
    1.5 K-5 182
  • Burlington Marshall Simonds Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    1.6 miles
    114 Winn Street
    Burlington, MA 01803
    (781) 270-1781
    1.6 6-8 801

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