South Middle School

  • South Middle School serves 513 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • South Middle School's student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#1455 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
19%
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Black
52%
9%
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White
23%
61%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrockton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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  • Brockton John F Kennedy
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    0.9 miles
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    1.0 miles
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    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508)580-7203
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  • Brockton Edgar B Davis
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    1.1 miles
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    Brockton, MA 02302
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