55 Locust Street
Woburn, MA 01801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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).

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

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School Overview

Daniel L Joyce Middle School's student population of 524 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
524 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Daniel L Joyce Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1158 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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5  
I study there and is the best school I have ever been on and the People are very nice I love all my friends
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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