Hingham Middle School

  • Hingham Middle School serves 1,097 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hingham Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hingham Middle School's student population of 1,097 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,097 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hingham Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hingham Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#350 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
91%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hingham Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.170.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hingham Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHingham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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