Pollard Middle School

  • Pollard Middle School serves 839 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 92% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Pollard Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Pollard Middle School's student population of 839 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students839 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pollard Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pollard Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#227 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pollard Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
8%
6%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pollard Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
63%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pollard Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.340.56
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pollard Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pollard Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeedham School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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