Galvin Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 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
525 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone
(781) 246-6410
District
WAKEFIELD
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1039
Classroom Teachers
80

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

5

(10 is best)

Better than 47.4% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 50
Proficiency in Reading 54 52
Proficiency in Math 52 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 52
Proficiency in Reading 49 53
Proficiency in Math 47 51

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 47
Proficiency in Reading 56 48
Proficiency in Math 55 47

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 47 48
Proficiency in Reading 49 51
Proficiency in Math 44.0 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.96
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.37
AVG FOR STATE 12.88
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 267 25.7%
Grade 6 268 25.8%
Grade 7 253 24.4%
Grade 8 251 24.2%
Total 1039 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.5% 85.9% 61.3%
Black 3.6% 3.0% 9.5%
Hispanic 7.6% 7.0% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 3.7% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 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 26,960 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,395.0 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.3% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.4% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.1% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.6% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,743 2,601,914
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.2% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 51.4% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.9% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.4% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.6% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.2% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.8% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,526 $33,702,988 56.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,051 $3,718,438 6.3%
Staff $860 $3,042,680 5.1%
General Administration $157 $555,466 0.9%
School Administration $683 $2,416,454 4.1%
Operation $1,670 $5,908,460 10.0%
Transportation $416 $1,471,808 2.5%
Other $334 $1,181,692 2.0%
Total Support $5,168 $18,284,384 30.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,057 $7,277,666 12.3%
Total Expenditures $16,751 $59,265,038 100.0%
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%