Wm Diamond 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
99 Hancock Street
Lexington, MA 02420
Phone
(781) 861-2460
District
LEXINGTON
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
852
Classroom Teachers
76

* Wm Diamond 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 99.6% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Wm Diamond Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 48
Proficiency in Reading 83 50
Proficiency in Math 79 47

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 45
Proficiency in Reading 78 45
Proficiency in Math 86 45

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 91 49
Proficiency in Reading 87 50
Proficiency in Math 94.0 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.25
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.42
AVG FOR STATE 13.32
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 305 35.8%
Grade 7 281 33.0%
Grade 8 266 31.2%
Total 852 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.6% 53.0% 63.6%
Black 3.4% 4.3% 9.2%
Hispanic 2.6% 3.5% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 37.2% 39.1% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 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 33,339 6,859,819
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,009.3 874
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.2% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.0% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.4% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 18.7% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,755 2,585,715
Single Parent Households With Children 4.0% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.9% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 81.6% 42.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 53.6% 19.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.1% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 6.2% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.2% 13.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.6% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,055 $76,555,875 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,893 $13,109,025 9.5%
Staff $1,283 $8,884,775 6.4%
General Administration $206 $1,426,550 1.0%
School Administration $1,008 $6,980,400 5.0%
Operation $1,064 $7,368,200 5.3%
Transportation $687 $4,757,475 3.4%
Other $479 $3,317,075 2.4%
Total Support $6,621 $45,850,425 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,305 $15,962,125 11.5%
Total Expenditures $19,981 $138,368,425 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,603 $9,262,131,085 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,165 $1,123,883,704 6.4%
Staff $898 $866,051,010 4.9%
General Administration $180 $173,649,453 1.0%
School Administration $685 $660,644,618 3.7%
Operation $1,332 $1,284,503,680 7.3%
Transportation $752 $725,726,700 4.1%
Other $398 $383,422,541 2.2%
Total Support $5,410 $5,217,905,924 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,290 $3,172,830,083 18.0%
Total Expenditures $18,302 $17,652,805,525 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%