Jonas Clarke Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
17 Stedman Rd
Lexington, MA 02421
Phone
(781) 861-2450
District
LEXINGTON
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
864
Classroom Teachers
81

* Jonas Clarke Middle School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.7% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Jonas Clarke Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 49
Proficiency in Reading 84 50
Proficiency in Math 91 48

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 86 47
Proficiency in Reading 86 49
Proficiency in Math 86 45

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 86 47
Proficiency in Reading 83 48
Proficiency in Math 89.0 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.70
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.31
AVG FOR STATE 13.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 302 35.0%
Grade 7 264 30.6%
Grade 8 298 34.5%
Total 864 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 52.8% 55.2% 65.0%
Black 4.9% 4.4% 9.0%
Hispanic 3.8% 3.4% 19.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 38.5% 36.8% 6.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0% 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 32,936 6,811,779
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,985.0 868
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.7% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.7% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.5% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 11,602 2,558,889
Single parent households with children 5.0% 9.7%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 97.3% 90.1%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 79.6% 41.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 51.0% 18.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.2% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 7.1% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.7% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.0% 11.8%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,149 $73,694,890 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,706 $11,276,660 8.1%
Staff $1,235 $8,163,350 5.9%
General Administration $201 $1,328,610 1.0%
School Administration $954 $6,305,940 4.5%
Operation $1,135 $7,502,350 5.4%
Transportation $589 $3,893,290 2.8%
Other $552 $3,648,720 2.6%
Total Support $6,372 $42,118,920 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,524 $23,293,640 16.7%
Total Expenditures $21,045 $139,107,450 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,159 $8,818,306,979 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,140 $1,097,507,989 6.4%
Staff $886 $853,407,473 5.0%
General Administration $197 $189,337,611 1.1%
School Administration $650 $625,696,705 3.7%
Operation $1,348 $1,298,064,239 7.6%
Transportation $693 $667,240,972 3.9%
Other $402 $387,463,457 2.3%
Total Support $5,316 $5,118,599,021 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,223 $3,102,703,649 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,698 $17,039,709,040 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%