Jonas Clarke Middle School

17 Stedman Rd
Lexington, MA 02421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 829 students in grades 6-8, Jonas Clarke Middle School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : Top 5% in MA
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • : 81% (Top 5%)
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Jonas Clarke Middle School's student population of 829 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
829 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Jonas Clarke Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jonas Clarke Middle School is 0.64, which is more 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)
#27 out of 1631 schools
(Top 5%)
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80%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jonas Clarke Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
81%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jonas Clarke Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
82%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Jonas Clarke Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
42%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Jonas Clarke Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
10%
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White
43%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Jonas Clarke Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jonas Clarke Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jonas Clarke Middle School's ranking?
Jonas Clarke Middle School is ranked #27 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Jonas Clarke Middle School often compared to?
Jonas Clarke Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wm Diamond Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Jonas Clarke Middle School?
829 students attend Jonas Clarke Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Jonas Clarke Middle School students are White, 42% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jonas Clarke Middle School?
Jonas Clarke Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Jonas Clarke Middle School offer ?
Jonas Clarke Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jonas Clarke Middle School part of?
Jonas Clarke Middle School is part of Lexington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • : 81% (Top 5%)
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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