South Middle School

  • South Middle School serves 666 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • South Middle School's student population of 666 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students666 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Middle School is ranked within the top 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 South Middle School is 0.40, 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#723 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
76%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBraintree School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Braintree Liberty
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    0.3 miles
    49 Proctor Rd
    Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 380-0210
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  • Braintree Highlands
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    Braintree, MA 02184
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  • Braintree Monatiquot Kindergarten Center
    Grades: K | 250 students
    1.9 miles
    25 Brow Avenue
    Braintree, MA 02184
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  • Braintree Braintree High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,801 student
    2.0 miles
    128 Town Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 848-4000
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  • Braintree Archie T Morrison
    Grades: K-5 | 418 students
    2.1 miles
    260 Liberty Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 380-0230
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