Van Sickle Middle School served 903 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 23% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 43% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 61% MA state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% MA state average).
How many students attend Van Sickle Middle School?
903 students attend Van Sickle Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Van Sickle Middle School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 13% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Van Sickle Middle School?
Van Sickle Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Van Sickle Middle School offer ?
Van Sickle Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Van Sickle Middle School part of?
Van Sickle Middle School is part of Springfield School District.
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