Locke Middle School

110 Allen Road
Billerica, MA 01821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Locke Middle School serves 506 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 43% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Locke Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Locke Middle School's student population of 506 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Locke Middle School is 0.32, which is less 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
#1024 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
82%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Locke Middle School is Billerica Memorial High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F Kennedy (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Billerica John F Kennedy
    Grades: K-5 | 313 students
    1.3 miles
    20 Kimbrough Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8570
    1.3 K-5 313
  • Billerica Billerica Memorial High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,340 student
    1.4 miles
    35 River Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8712
    1.4 9-12 1,340
  • Billerica Eugene C Vining
    Grades: K-5 | 195 students
    1.4 miles
    121 Lexington Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8630
    1.4 K-5 195
  • Billerica Parker
    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
    1.4 miles
    52 River Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8610
    1.4 K-5 502
  • Billerica Thomas Ditson
    Grades: K-5 | 536 students
    1.5 miles
    39 Cook Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8510
    1.5 K-5 536

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