Hanscom Middle School

  • Hanscom Middle School serves 271 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hanscom 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 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Hanscom Middle School's student population of 271 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hanscom 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 Hanscom Middle School is 0.60, which is more 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#1107 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
20%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
59%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hanscom Afb Hanscom Primary
    Grades: PK-3 | 332 students
    0.1 miles
    6 Ent Road
    Hanscom Afb, MA 01731
    (781) 274-7721
    0.1 PK-3 332
  • Lexington Minuteman Regional High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students
    1.1 miles
    758 Marrett Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-6500
    1.1 9-12 538
  • Lexington Maria Hastings
    Grades: K-5 | 466 students
    1.5 miles
    7 Crosby Road
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 860-5800
    1.5 K-5 466
  • Lexington Bridge
    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
    2.2 miles
    55 Middleby Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2510
    2.2 K-5 572
  • Bedford John Glenn Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 583 students
    2.2 miles
    99 Mcmahon Road
    Bedford, MA 01730
    (781) 275-3201
    2.2 6-8 583

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