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About This School

South Middle School is a public middle school in Braintree. The principal of South Middle School is Edward Mcdonough. 584 children attend South Middle School and identify as Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 14% of the 584 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at South Middle School is 12:1. St. Francis of Assisi School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 85% 83%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 4%
Multiracial 2% 0.9%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 12%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 months ago)

    This is a pretty good school but they need to take care of those special needs kids A LOT more than they already do.. They let them wonder off in the middle of class and they go up to people and bother them. Seriously? Keep them AWAY from students this is so disturbing to others. They are just pathetic acting sometimes so WATCH THEM.

  • (10 months ago)

    Amazing faculty and wonderful student body! The school is extremely organized with the web system where you can access to see your child's school progress. There is frequent PTO meeting or discussion group for the concern parents or those who have questions. School is situated in a wonderful residential area with large athletic field and plenty of parking lot for the parents. Lots of teachers are from Braintree including the school principal and some of their extended family members are either have attended or currently attending the Braintree schools. It is a wonderful school for my child and it is a true gem of the town.

  • (11 months ago)

    So far so good. My son loves this school. The teachers really love what thet do and care about teaching the students so that they are able to learn and to me that's very important. My son has lots of support from the school and I love being able to check my son's grades in all classes. I love being able to get in contact with the teachers so easily!!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    South MIddle is a great school. The principal has good handle of the students is very visible and approachable to the parents and students. The teachers have advanced degrees either Masters or PhD and are involved in the school life. The South is not a huge school but is big enough for the students who come from much smaller elementary schools and it makes the transition to Braintree High much easier. Kudos to teachers and the principal of South MIddle for a job well done!

  • (4 years ago)

    This is my fourth year with a child at South. Teachers are very involved with students and responsive to parental concerns. Lots of opportunities for creative learning and community/team building. Very happy with the education being received!

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers give you alot of attention and the MCAS scores are higher than average. 8th Graders go on a trip to Quebec if they choose French as their language elective. South is a great school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Wow no reviews for South Middle. It's a great school with great teachers. They have wonderful activities. 6th graders just went on a Natures Classroom Camp not many schools take time to care. I went there myself about 20 years ago from a Catholic school and I am happy to send my children there

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