School Details

Hastings Middle School

30 School St, Fairhaven, MA 02719
(508) 979-4063
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 480 students 12 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

73%
72%
67%
46%
44%
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
  • Fairhaven School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
73%
71%
50%
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
  • Fairhaven School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
70%
78%
55%
52%
54%
33%
32%
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
  • Fairhaven School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hastings Middle School is a public middle school in Fairhaven. The principal of Hastings Middle School is Bonny Gifford. 480 students go to Hastings Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 26% of the 480 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Hastings Middle School is 12:1. St Joseph School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 94% 91%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.6% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26% 27%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    The school is dirty and unsafe. No air conditioner and the lockers are so rusty small and beaten up you can't even fit your stuff in it. Teachers are mean and very judgemental and ignorant. They yell at you in front of the class over your personal life. I only gave this school one star because there was no option for zero stars.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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