Winthrop L Chenery Middle School

  • Winthrop L Chenery Middle School serves 1,421 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 78% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Winthrop L Chenery Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Winthrop L Chenery Middle School's student population of 1,421 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Winthrop L Chenery Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Winthrop L Chenery Middle School is 0.52, 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#245 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
67%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelmont School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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