850 High Street
Westwood, MA 02090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
E W Thurston Middle School serves 793 students in grades 6-8.
E W Thurston Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

E W Thurston Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

E W Thurston Middle School's student population of 793 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

E W Thurston Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 E W Thurston Middle School is 0.38, 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
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#278 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
78%
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
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 793 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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