Wm H Galvin Middle School

Tel: (781)821-5070
  • Wm H Galvin Middle School serves 798 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the MA average of 13:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students798 students
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wm H Galvin Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Wm H Galvin Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeWm H Galvin Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Wm H Galvin Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
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)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Wm H Galvin Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWm H Galvin Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.450.55
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 (1999-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Canton School District's student population of 3,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,424 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,175 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameCanton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed3,3261,368
Canton School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$29 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$46 MM$28 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,424$20,216
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,175$19,181
Canton School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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