Pollard Middle School

Serves grades 7 - 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
200 Harris Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
Phone
(781) 455-0480
District
NEEDHAM
County
NORFOLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
831
Classroom Teachers
72

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.9% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 47
Proficiency in Reading 77 48
Proficiency in Math 86 47

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 48
Proficiency in Reading 88 51
Proficiency in Math 85.0 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.51
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.04
AVG FOR STATE 12.88
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 439 52.8%
Grade 8 392 47.2%
Total 831 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.6% 81.5% 61.3%
Black 2.0% 3.1% 9.5%
Hispanic 7.8% 6.1% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.5% 9.3% 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 30,735 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,419.6 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.1% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.5% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.2% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,765 2,601,914
Single Parent Households With Children 5.7% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.5% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 50.6% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.5% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.2% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.9% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.8% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 4.6% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,088 $61,959,744 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,191 $6,655,308 5.9%
Staff $1,344 $7,510,272 6.7%
General Administration $300 $1,676,400 1.5%
School Administration $814 $4,548,632 4.1%
Operation $1,422 $7,946,136 7.1%
Transportation $563 $3,146,044 2.8%
Other $484 $2,704,592 2.4%
Total Support $6,117 $34,181,796 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,824 $15,780,512 14.1%
Total Expenditures $20,030 $111,927,640 100.0%
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%