Locke Middle School

  • Locke Middle School serves 506 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Locke 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Locke Middle School's student population of 506 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Locke Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Locke Middle School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1086 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
83%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Locke Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.310.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillerica School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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