Dr. Philip O. Coakley 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1315 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062
Phone
(781) 762-7880
District
NORWOOD
County
NORFOLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
750
Classroom Teachers
61

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

4

(10 is best)

Better than 39.6% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
59%
52%
63%
53%
54%
51%
59%
52%
63%
53%
54%
51%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
43%
47%
49%
48%
37%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
41%
48%
38%
51%
43%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
13
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 255 34.0%
Grade 7 237 31.6%
Grade 8 258 34.4%
Total 750 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.3% 66.8% 61.3%
Black 12.6% 11.4% 9.5%
Hispanic 13.4% 13.0% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.5% 8.2% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.5% 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 29,201 6,892,503
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,794.1 878
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.9% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.9% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.9% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 17.3% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,764 2,617,497
Single Parent Households With Children 6.3% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.7% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.5% 43.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.4% 23.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.8% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.9% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 14.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.0% 12.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.6% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 7.3% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,112 $34,492,032 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,366 $4,659,426 7.4%
Staff $1,087 $3,707,757 5.9%
General Administration $144 $491,184 0.8%
School Administration $576 $1,964,736 3.1%
Operation $1,660 $5,662,260 9.0%
Transportation $566 $1,930,626 3.1%
Other $519 $1,770,309 2.8%
Total Support $5,919 $20,189,709 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,513 $8,571,843 13.6%
Total Expenditures $18,543 $63,250,173 100.0%
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%