School Details

Graham and Parks School

44 Linnaean St, Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 349-6577
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-8 & ungraded 409 students 14 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

48%
58%
57%
57%
67%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 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 2013
  • Cambridge School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
59%
53%
65%
61%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 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 2013
  • Cambridge School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
63%
65%
75%
56%
61%
61%
44%
51%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 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 2013
  • Cambridge School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Graham and Parks School is a public middle school in Cambridge. The principal of Graham and Parks School is Barbara Boyle. 409 students attend Graham and Parks School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 38% of the 409 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Graham and Parks School is 14:1. Maria L. Baldwin School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • French

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 14%
White, non-Hispanic 51% 39%
Multiracial 5% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 31%
Asian 15% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 1%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 48%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Kids are taught how to learn and to love learning.

  • (6 years ago)

    This is truly a great K-8 innovative public school long waiting list of parents wanting to enroll their children very high test scores for over 35 years happy students satisfied parents superior faculty.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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