Forest Park Middle School

  • Forest Park Middle School serves 712 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Park 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Forest Park Middle School's student population of 712 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students712 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park 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 Forest Park Middle School is 0.50, 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#1575 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
68%
20%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
4%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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