Robert E. Melican Middle School

  • Robert E. Melican Middle School serves 673 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Robert E. Melican Middle School operates within the Northborough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 673 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 673 students
Robert E. Melican Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Robert E. Melican Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Robert E. Melican Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Robert E. Melican Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Robert E. Melican Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
10%
6%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
5%
18%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
9%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
82%
64%
Robert E. Melican Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Robert E. Melican Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Robert E. Melican Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.34
Robert E. Melican Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Robert E. Melican Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Robert E. Melican Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Northborough School District's student population of 1,816 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,274 in this district is less than the state average of $17,359. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,415 is less than the state average of $17,039. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Northborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,816 1,368
Northborough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $24 MM
Northborough School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $25 MM $23 MM
Northborough School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,274 $17,359
Northborough School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,415 $17,039
Northborough School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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5  5/30/2015
great school, excellent special needs program and it has the best education you could ask for
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