Van Sickle Middle School (Closed 2016)

1170 Carew Street
Springfield, MA 01104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
903 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
23%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
43%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
66%
20%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
13%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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