Paul R Baird Middle School

  • Paul R Baird Middle School serves 684 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower 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 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Paul R Baird Middle School's student population of 684 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul R Baird Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul R Baird Middle School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#1288 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paul R Baird 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
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
89%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.200.36
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLudlow School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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