Marshall Simonds Middle School

  • Marshall Simonds Middle School serves 801 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 46% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Marshall Simonds 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 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Marshall Simonds Middle School's student population of 801 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students801 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marshall Simonds 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 Marshall Simonds Middle School is 0.47, 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#942 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
71%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurlington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    1.4 miles
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    1.4 miles
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This is a safe and fun school to learn at. I am in 6th grade. On B team. I am very athletic I play hockey and lacrosse. The gym classes are great we do enough running and a bunch of different sports.
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