Jonas Clarke Middle School

  • Jonas Clarke Middle School serves 926 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jonas Clarke Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jonas Clarke Middle School's student population of 926 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students926 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jonas Clarke Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Jonas Clarke Middle School is 0.63, which is more 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#158 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
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Asian
41%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
45%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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