Chicopee School District

180 Broadway Street
Chicopee, MA 01020
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Chicopee School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 1,649 students in Chicopee School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Massachusetts.
Public Middle Schools in Chicopee School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Massachusetts public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public middle school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
15 Schools
535 Schools
# Students
6,796 Students
307,136 Students
# Teachers
579 Teachers
26,286 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Chicopee School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#325 out of 397 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chicopee  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chicopee  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chicopee  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chicopee  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.67
# American Indian Students
2 Students
770 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
112 Students
21,401 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
2,914 Students
80,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
43%
26%
# Black Students
321 Students
37,484 Students
% Black Students
5%
12%
# White Students
3,195 Students
153,850 Students
% White Students
47%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
315 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
243 Students
12,982 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
203
2,761
# Students in K Grade:
416
7,202
# Students in 1st Grade:
459
7,520
# Students in 2nd Grade:
481
7,881
# Students in 3rd Grade:
463
8,280
# Students in 4th Grade:
507
9,357
# Students in 5th Grade:
539
21,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
506
56,578
# Students in 7th Grade:
501
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
579
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
570
12,193
# Students in 10th Grade:
545
11,312
# Students in 11th Grade:
519
10,898
# Students in 12th Grade:
506
10,621
# Ungraded Students:
2
392

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,500 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,433 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$139 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chicopee  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$139 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Chicopee  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$20,500
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chicopee  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$20,433
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chicopee  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Chicopee School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bellamy Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
314 Pendleton Avenue
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 594-3527
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #22.
Dupont Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Front Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
(413) 594-1881
Grades: 6-8
| 753 students
Rank: #33.
Chicopee Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12 Dare Way
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 594-3449
Grades: 6-12
| 79 students

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
April 12, 2024
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,796 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Quick Links