Furnace Brook 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
500 Furnace Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone
(781) 834-5020
District
MARSHFIELD
County
PLYMOUTH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1031
Classroom Teachers
76

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.3% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Furnace Brook Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 49
Proficiency in Reading 71 50
Proficiency in Math 69 48

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 47
Proficiency in Reading 65 49
Proficiency in Math 64 45

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 47
Proficiency in Reading 71 48
Proficiency in Math 72.0 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.27
AVG FOR STATE 13.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 353 34.2%
Grade 7 330 32.0%
Grade 8 348 33.8%
Total 1031 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.0% 95.8% 65.0%
Black 0.2% 0.4% 9.0%
Hispanic 2.5% 2.6% 19.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.0% 6.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED -0.1% 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 25,596 6,859,819
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 880.4 874
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.4% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.2% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 15.6% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,424 2,585,715
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.1% 42.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.2% 19.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.9% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.5% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.7% 13.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.2% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 8.0% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,828 $34,529,308 33.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,072 $4,728,592 4.6%
Staff $434 $1,914,374 1.8%
General Administration $135 $595,485 0.6%
School Administration $533 $2,351,063 2.3%
Operation $936 $4,128,696 4.0%
Transportation $488 $2,152,568 2.1%
Other $334 $1,473,274 1.4%
Total Support $3,932 $17,344,052 16.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $11,726 $51,723,386 49.9%
Total Expenditures $23,487 $103,601,157 100.0%
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%