Mccarthy Middle School

  • Mccarthy Middle School serves 850 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Mccarthy Middle School's student population of 850 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mccarthy Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mccarthy Middle School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#544 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mccarthy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
78%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mccarthy Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mccarthy Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.380.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mccarthy Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChelmsford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Chelmsford Chelmsford High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1484 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Richardson Rd
    North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    (978)251-5111
    0.5 9-12 1484
  • North Chelmsford Charles D Harrington
    Grades: K-4 | 471 students
    0.7 miles
    120 Richardson Rd
    North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    (978)251-5166
    0.7 K-4 471
  • Chelmsford Col Moses Parker School
    Grades: 5-8 | 725 students
    0.8 miles
    75 Graniteville Rd
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    (978)251-5133
    0.8 5-8 725
  • Chelmsford Community Education Center
    Grades: PK | 136 students
    1.4 miles
    170 Dalton Road
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    (978)251-5188
    1.4 PK 136
  • Lowell Dr Gertrude Bailey
    Grades: PK-4 | 505 students
    1.6 miles
    175 Campbell Drive
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978)937-7644
    1.6 PK-4 505

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