James P Timilty Middle School

  • James P Timilty Middle School serves 331 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 17% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James P Timilty 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 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • James P Timilty Middle School's student population of 331 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students331 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of James P Timilty Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James P Timilty 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 James P Timilty Middle School is 0.50, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1634 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
64%
20%
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Black
31%
9%
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White
1%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James P Timilty Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James P Timilty 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 NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  
The quality of the teaching staff at the Timilty Middle School has been excellent for many years. Turnover among teachers is low. The school has many partnerships, giving access to excellent music, art, sports, and extracurricular activities such as debate. They have an excellent debate team, which is now undefeated for the last three years. It is part of the Boston Debate League. Other partnerships include Mass General Hospital mentoring program for science, and Squashbusters, where students compete in squash and later compete for college scholarships. Both of these are outstanding programs. There are many other opportunities at this school.
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