Dighton Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1250 R Somerset Avenue
Dighton, MA 02715
Phone
(508) 669-4200
District
DIGHTON-REHOBOTH
County
BRISTOL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
415
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

5

(10 is best)

Better than 41.0% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Dighton Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 50
Proficiency in Reading 51 52
Proficiency in Math 60 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 52
Proficiency in Reading 52 53
Proficiency in Math 29 51

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 47
Proficiency in Reading 56 48
Proficiency in Math 60 47

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 48
Proficiency in Reading 40 51
Proficiency in Math 35.0 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.13
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.66
AVG FOR STATE 12.88
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 104 25.1%
Grade 6 96 23.1%
Grade 7 110 26.5%
Grade 8 105 25.3%
Total 415 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.7% 92.8% 61.3%
Black 1.5% 1.1% 9.5%
Hispanic 4.8% 4.6% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.4% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 19,653 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 282.9 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.8% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.4% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.8% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 14.1% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,823 2,601,914
Single Parent Households With Children 4.6% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.9% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 37.1% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 27.8% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.5% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.8% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.0% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.1% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.1% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 2.7% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,668 $27,872,844 62.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,083 $3,122,289 7.0%
Staff $455 $1,311,765 2.9%
General Administration $186 $536,238 1.2%
School Administration $646 $1,862,418 4.2%
Operation $1,119 $3,226,077 7.2%
Transportation $838 $2,415,954 5.4%
Other $219 $631,377 1.4%
Total Support $4,545 $13,103,235 29.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,318 $3,799,794 8.5%
Total Expenditures $15,530 $44,772,990 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,120 $9,630,960,585 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,250 $1,189,576,244 6.4%
Staff $963 $916,282,080 4.9%
General Administration $192 $182,442,258 1.0%
School Administration $711 $676,656,822 3.7%
Operation $1,383 $1,315,824,526 7.1%
Transportation $810 $770,571,220 4.2%
Other $422 $401,747,463 2.2%
Total Support $5,730 $5,453,029,477 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,609 $3,434,418,106 18.5%
Total Expenditures $19,460 $18,518,282,808 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%