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
1016
Classroom Teachers
76

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.9% 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 68 48
Proficiency in Reading 69 50
Proficiency in Math 67 47

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 45
Proficiency in Reading 55 45
Proficiency in Math 63 45

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 49
Proficiency in Reading 67 50
Proficiency in Math 63.0 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.42
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.24
AVG FOR STATE 13.32
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 345 34.0%
Grade 7 347 34.2%
Grade 8 324 31.9%
Total 1016 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.0% 95.5% 63.6%
Black 0.1% 0.5% 9.2%
Hispanic 2.7% 2.7% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.0% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 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 25,648 6,859,819
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 882.2 874
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.9% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.4% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.2% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.4% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,284 2,585,715
Single Parent Households With Children 7.5% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 43.7% 42.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 25.7% 19.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.2% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.5% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.5% 13.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.6% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 7.9% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,595 $36,760,815 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,229 $5,256,433 8.4%
Staff $424 $1,813,448 2.9%
General Administration $123 $526,071 0.8%
School Administration $611 $2,613,247 4.1%
Operation $1,018 $4,353,986 6.9%
Transportation $508 $2,172,716 3.5%
Other $367 $1,569,659 2.5%
Total Support $4,282 $18,314,114 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,845 $7,891,065 12.5%
Total Expenditures $14,722 $62,965,994 100.0%
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%