Locke Middle School

  • Locke Middle School serves 633 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Locke Middle School operates within the Billerica School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 633 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students633 students
Locke Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Locke Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Locke Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeLocke Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Locke Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
6%
6%
Locke Middle School Asian Students (1996-2015)
Hispanic
2%
18%
Locke Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
9%
Locke Middle School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
88%
64%
Locke Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Locke Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLocke Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.220.55
Locke Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
36%
Locke Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
4%
Locke Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Billerica School District's student population of 5,144 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,017 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,258 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameBillerica School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed5,1441,368
Billerica School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$83 MM$29 MM
Billerica School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$84 MM$28 MM
Billerica School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,017$20,216
Billerica School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,258$19,181
Billerica School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    (978)528-8570
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1436 students
    1.4 miles
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    BillericaMA 01821
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  • BillericaEugene C Vining Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 201 students
    1.4 miles
    121 Lexington Rd
    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8630
    1.4KG-5201
  • BillericaParker Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 456 students
    1.4 miles
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    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8610
    1.4KG-5456
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    BillericaMA 01821
    (978)528-8510
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