Blanchard 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: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
14 West Street
Westford, MA 01886
Phone
(978) 692-5582
District
WESTFORD
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
601
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.3% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 49
Proficiency in Reading 66 50
Proficiency in Math 76 48

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 47
Proficiency in Reading 68 49
Proficiency in Math 82 45

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 47
Proficiency in Reading 76 48
Proficiency in Math 77.0 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.24
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.46
AVG FOR STATE 13.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 202 33.6%
Grade 7 205 34.1%
Grade 8 194 32.3%
Total 601 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.0% 74.1% 65.0%
Black 0.7% 0.9% 9.0%
Hispanic 0.8% 1.1% 19.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 24.8% 23.7% 6.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 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 23,850 6,811,779
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 760.9 868
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.1% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.6% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.8% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.8% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 8,140 2,558,889
Single parent households with children 4.6% 9.7%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 97.4% 90.1%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 67.6% 41.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 42.1% 18.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.9% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.2% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.4% 11.8%
$15,000 or less 3.1% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,903 $40,937,540 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $954 $4,941,720 6.8%
Staff $656 $3,398,080 4.7%
General Administration $109 $564,620 0.8%
School Administration $596 $3,087,280 4.2%
Operation $1,242 $6,433,560 8.8%
Transportation $543 $2,812,740 3.9%
Other $242 $1,253,560 1.7%
Total Support $4,341 $22,486,380 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,858 $9,624,440 13.2%
Total Expenditures $14,102 $73,048,360 100.0%
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%