Ralph B O'maley Middle School

32 Cherry Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ralph B O'maley Middle School serves 670 students in grades 6-8.
Ralph B O'maley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ralph B O'maley Middle School's student population of 670 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students670 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Ralph B O'maley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ralph B O'maley Middle School is 0.29, 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
#1185 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGloucester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ralph B O'maley Middle School is Gloucester High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rockport Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beeman Memorial (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gloucester Beeman Memorial Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
    0.6 miles
    138 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9825
    0.6 K-5 339
  • Gloucester Gloucester Preschool
    Grades: PK | 107 students
    0.7 miles
    2 Blackburn Drive
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9840
    0.7 PK 107
  • Gloucester Gloucester High School Math: 62% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 798 students
    1.1 miles
    32 L O Johnson Rd
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9870
    1.1 9-12 798
  • Gloucester Veterans Memorial Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
    1.3 miles
    11 Webster Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9820
    1.3 K-5 207
  • Gloucester East Gloucester Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 215 students
    1.8 miles
    8 Davis St Ext
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9830
    1.8 K-5 215

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