320 Brookfield Rd
Fiskdale, MA 01518
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Tantasqua Regional Junior High School serves 590 students in grades 7-8.
Tantasqua Regional Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tantasqua Regional Junior High School's student population of 590 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
590 students
This chart display total students of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School by grade.

School Rankings

Tantasqua Regional Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School is 0.21, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#861 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tantasqua Regional Junior High 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
89%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tantasqua Regional Junior High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score
0.21
This chart display the diversity score of Tantasqua Regional Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tantasqua Regional Junior High 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
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tantasqua Regional Junior High 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Tantasqua Regional Junior High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
The new bill, which has already passed state lawmakers, would ban public schools from teaching about contraception or sexually transmitted diseases. If it is signed into law by the governor, it will be the most conservative law in the country regarding sex education in schools.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links