School Details

Birchland Park

50 Hanward Hill, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(413) 525-5480
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 684 students 13 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

74%
71%
67%
62%
61%
60%

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
  • East Longmeadow average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
77%
71%
49%
47%
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
  • East Longmeadow average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
85%
78%
44%
43%
54%
38%
36%
39%

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
  • East Longmeadow average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Birchland Park is a public middle school in East Longmeadow. The principal of Birchland Park is Kathleen Hill. 684 students go to Birchland Park and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian. 11% of the 684 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Birchland Park is 13:1. M Marcus Kiley Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 91% 92%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Great school great teachers. I love it at Birchland I'm currently in my second year. It's definitly the best in the district!

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