Ottoson Middle School

  • Ottoson Middle School serves 1,258 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 73% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ottoson Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Ottoson Middle School's student population of 1,258 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ottoson Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ottoson Middle School is 0.44, 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#349 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
74%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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