School Details

Marshall Simonds Middle School

114 Winn St, Burlington, MA 01803
(781) 270-1781
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 844 students 13 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

56%
55%
42%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Burlington School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
60%
55%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Burlington School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Marshall Simonds Middle School is a public middle school in Burlington. The principal of Marshall Simonds Middle School is Richard Connors. 844 students go to Marshall Simonds Middle School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 9% of the 844 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Marshall Simonds Middle School is 13:1. Daniel L Joyce Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 74% 74%
Multiracial 3% 3%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 13%
Asian 11% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 1%
Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9% 10%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Terrible terrible school. i am a student here all i hear from classmate is white trash talk. This school is overated.

  • (2 years ago)

    It is 10 00 on a Wednesday night and my 6th grader is just finishing her homework actually she had one more thing to do but I sent her to bed anyway. What is going on with all of the homework????? What is the point of driving our children crazy?? It is ridiculous to have parents screaming at them to get their work done. Why can't our kids get what they need to get done during school hours then go home to relax their brains read and have have family time. Pretty school but pretty ridiculous administration to enforce so much homework!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    As a teacher myself I find this school lacking in support for both students parents and teachers. The administration is very old fashoned and closed minded. The teachers are doing their best but are held back by administration.

  • (11 years ago)

    building/air needs a great deal of improvement...a few good teachers others not good...special needs dept needs a complete overhaul.

  • (11 years ago)

    I think Msms could use renovations but has a wonderful staff! The teachers are nice and well exprienced. The school is one of the best. I think that students enjoy going to this school and really njoy the staff as well!

  • (11 years ago)

    The school isn't in best of conditions to start off. Teachers here do not know how to teach and most are learning with the kids. (Although others are really good teachers) The school would rather afford vending machines then new books. There was once a rat in the bathroom. There isn't much homework given the school is poor and it seriosuly isn't the premier choice.

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Overall score

(based on 12 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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