Melrose Middle School

350 Lynn Fells Parkway
Melrose, MA 02176
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Melrose Middle School serves 844 students in grades 6-8.
Melrose Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 844 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Melrose Middle School's student population of 844 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
844 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Melrose Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Melrose Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#493 out of 1644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
76%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Melrose Middle School's ranking?
Melrose Middle School is ranked #493 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Melrose Middle School often compared to?
Melrose Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stoneham Central Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Melrose Middle School?
844 students attend Melrose Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Melrose Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Melrose Middle School?
Melrose Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Melrose Middle School offer ?
Melrose Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Melrose Middle School part of?
Melrose Middle School is part of Melrose School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 844 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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