John T. Nichols Middle School

112 Tiger Drive
Middleboro, MA 02346
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 699 students in grades 6-8, John T. Nichols Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

John T. Nichols Middle School's student population of 699 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
699 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

John T. Nichols Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John T. Nichols Middle School is 0.27, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#993 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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41%
41%
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36%
44%
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47%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
85%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John T. Nichols Middle School's ranking?
John T. Nichols Middle School is ranked #993 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are John T. Nichols Middle School often compared to?
John T. Nichols Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mary K. Goode Elementary School, Henry B. Burkland Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend John T. Nichols Middle School?
699 students attend John T. Nichols Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of John T. Nichols Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John T. Nichols Middle School?
John T. Nichols Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does John T. Nichols Middle School offer ?
John T. Nichols Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John T. Nichols Middle School part of?
John T. Nichols Middle School is part of Middleborough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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