Galvin Middle School

525 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Galvin Middle School serves 1,044 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Galvin 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Galvin Middle School's student population of 1,044 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,044 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

Galvin 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 Galvin Middle School is 0.29, 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
#1033 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWakefield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Galvin Middle School is Wakefield Memorial High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stoneham Central Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodville School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wakefield Early Childhood Center At The Doyle School
    Grades: PK | 126 students
    0.8 miles
    11 Paul Avenue
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6420
    0.8 PK 126
  • Wakefield Woodville School
    Grades: K-4 | 433 students
    0.9 miles
    30 Farm Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6469
    0.9 K-4 433
  • Wakefield Wakefield Memorial High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,028 student
    1.0 miles
    60 Farm Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6440
    1.0 9-12 1,028
  • Wakefield Walton
    Grades: 1-4 | 205 students
    1.0 miles
    18 Davidson Road
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6494
    1.0 1-4 205
  • Wakefield Dolbeare
    Grades: K-4 | 448 students
    1.3 miles
    340 Lowell Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6480
    1.3 K-4 448

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