95 Washington Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Winthrop L Chenery Middle School serves 1,410 students in grades 5-8.
Winthrop L Chenery Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 1,410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School's student population of 1,410 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Winthrop L Chenery Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#152 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
22%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
62%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Winthrop L Chenery Middle School's ranking?

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Winthrop L Chenery Middle School?

1,410 students attend Winthrop L Chenery Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

62% of Winthrop L Chenery Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Winthrop L Chenery Middle School?

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Winthrop L Chenery Middle School offer ?

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Winthrop L Chenery Middle School part of?

Winthrop L Chenery Middle School is part of Belmont School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 1,410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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