Powder Mill Middle School (Closed 2016)

94 Powder Mill Rd
Southwick, MA 01077
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Powder Mill Middle School served 450 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 53% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 69% (which was equal to the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
53%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
69%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
93%
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
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Powder Mill 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 Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powder Mill 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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