99 Hancock Street
Lexington, MA 02420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Wm Diamond Middle School serves 887 students in grades 6-8.
Wm Diamond Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 85% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Wm Diamond Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Wm Diamond Middle School's student population of 887 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
887 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Wm Diamond Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Wm Diamond Middle School is 0.62, which is more 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
#25 out of 1667 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
37%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
49%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 887 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 30%)

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