Duxbury Middle School

71 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 650 students in grades 6-8, Duxbury Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 30% in MA
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Duxbury Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Duxbury Middle School's student population of 650 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Duxbury Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Duxbury Middle School is 0.17, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#366 out of 1644 schools
(Top 30%)
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56%
37%
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66%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
91%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Duxbury Middle School's ranking?
Duxbury Middle School is ranked #366 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Duxbury Middle School?
650 students attend Duxbury Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Duxbury Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Duxbury Middle School?
Duxbury Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Duxbury Middle School offer ?
Duxbury Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Duxbury Middle School part of?
Duxbury Middle School is part of Duxbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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