Ipswich Middle School

130 High Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Ipswich Middle School serves 360 students in grades 6-8.
Ipswich Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Ipswich Middle School's student population of 360 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ipswich Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ipswich Middle School is 0.26, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#673 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
86%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ipswich Middle School's ranking?
Ipswich Middle School is ranked #673 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Ipswich Middle School often compared to?
Ipswich Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Manchester Essex Regional Middle School, Ralph B O'maley Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Ipswich Middle School?
360 students attend Ipswich Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Ipswich Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ipswich Middle School?
Ipswich Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ipswich Middle School offer ?
Ipswich Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ipswich Middle School part of?
Ipswich Middle School is part of Ipswich School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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