Robert E. Melican Middle School

  • Robert E. Melican Middle School serves 641 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Robert E. Melican Middle School's student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert E. Melican Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert E. Melican Middle School is 0.35, 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#587 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Robert E. Melican 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 Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Robert E. Melican Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Robert E. Melican Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Robert E. Melican Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.350.36
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Robert E. Melican 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 Robert E. Melican 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 NameNorthborough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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