Wm H Galvin Middle School

55 Pecunit Street

Canton, MA 02021

Tel: (781)821-5070
  • Wm H Galvin Middle School serves 798 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Wm H Galvin Middle School operates within the Canton School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 798 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 798 students
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wm H Galvin Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Wm H Galvin Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Wm H Galvin Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
11%
6%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
18%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
9%
9%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
73%
64%
Wm H Galvin Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wm H Galvin Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Wm H Galvin Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.34
Wm H Galvin Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
36%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
4%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Canton School District's student population of 3,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,289 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,423 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,326 1,368
Canton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $25 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $53 MM $25 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,289 $18,534
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,423 $18,197
Canton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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