130 High Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ipswich Middle School serves 440 students in grades 6-8.
Ipswich 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ipswich Middle School's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Ipswich 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ipswich Middle School is 0.22, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#388 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
88%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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