Patrick F Gavin Middle School (Closed 2012)

215 Dorchester St
South Boston, MA 02127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Patrick F Gavin Middle School served 497 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 24% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 59%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 33% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 70%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
24%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
33%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
20%
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Black
47%
9%
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White
12%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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