Galvin Middle School

525 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,061 students in grades 5-8, Galvin Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 1,061 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Galvin Middle School's student population of 1,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,061 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Galvin Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Galvin Middle School is 0.32, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#609 out of 1631 schools
(Top 50%)
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46%
41%
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56%
44%
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50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
82%
56%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Galvin Middle School's ranking?
Galvin Middle School is ranked #609 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Galvin Middle School?
1,061 students attend Galvin Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Galvin Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Galvin Middle School?
Galvin Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Galvin Middle School offer ?
Galvin Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Galvin Middle School part of?
Galvin Middle School is part of Wakefield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 1,061 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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