420 Grafton Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Worcester East Middle School serves 821 students in grades 6-8.
Worcester East Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Worcester East Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Worcester East Middle School's student population of 821 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
821 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Worcester East Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Worcester East Middle School is 0.66, 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
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1547 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
51%
20%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
21%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Worcester East Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Worcester East Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Worcester East Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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This school has been struggling quite a bit in the past but now with new and friendly principals and teachers, everything seems much better. Although it''s not perfect, there''s less trouble and most of the students are getting the help they need. Also just to clarify, most of the information on this page is outdated.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 821 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 10%)

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