Mccarthy Middle School serves 770 students in grades 5-8.
Mccarthy Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 770 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 32%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 45% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Mccarthy Middle School's student population of 770 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mccarthy Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mccarthy Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#494 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mccarthy Middle School's ranking?
Mccarthy Middle School is ranked #494 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Mccarthy Middle School?
770 students attend Mccarthy Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Mccarthy Middle School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mccarthy Middle School?
Mccarthy Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Mccarthy Middle School offer ?
Mccarthy Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mccarthy Middle School part of?
Mccarthy Middle School is part of Chelmsford School District.
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