Swampscott Middle School

  • Swampscott Middle School serves 753 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Swampscott 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 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Swampscott Middle School's student population of 753 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students753 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Swampscott Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Swampscott Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Swampscott 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 Swampscott Middle School is 0.35, 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#789 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Swampscott Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Swampscott 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 Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Swampscott 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 NameSwampscott School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Swampscott Stanley
    Grades: K-4 | 296 students
    0.3 miles
    10 Whitman Road
    Swampscott, MA 01907
    (781) 596-8837
    0.3 K-4 296
  • Swampscott Clarke
    Grades: K-4 | 197 students
    0.7 miles
    100 Middlesex Avenue
    Swampscott, MA 01907
    (781) 596-8812
    0.7 K-4 197
  • Swampscott Hadley
    Grades: K-4 | 286 students
    0.7 miles
    24 Redington Street
    Swampscott, MA 01907
    (781) 596-8847
    0.7 K-4 286
  • Swampscott Swampscott High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 675 students
    0.9 miles
    200 Essex Street
    Swampscott, MA 01907
    (781) 596-8830
    0.9 9-12 675
  • Lynn Kipp Academy Lynn Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1,336 student
    1.3 miles
    90 High Rock Street
    Lynn, MA 01902
    (781) 598-1609
    1.3 K-12 1,336

School Reviews

5  
the swampscott middle school is one of the best schools around. their academic programs are fantastic with great quality. all students are well rounded and everyone likes it there.there are many available extracurricular activities such as music,art,gym,creative writing,project adventure,health,home ec.,industrial arts,chorus and band.there are also sport teams such as the field hockey team, soccer team, basketball team, lacrose team, ice hockey team, baseball team, and much more. each team is well coached and has done well in many events. all of their facilities are clean and provide everything you need. parents can be as involved as thy want at this school. you are not forced to be apart of the PTA, but you can easily be a member which is well apreciated. if there is a class or team party parents can help out with providing food and drinks. the educators are great, each one with many talents and easily visible skill. the students are well rounded and are very intelligant. i would recomend this school to many.
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