School Details

Pickering Middle School

70 Conomo Ave, Lynn, MA 01904
(781) 477-7440
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 641 students 14 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

68%
50%
68%
52%
39%
60%

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
  • Lynn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
51%
72%
36%
24%
50%

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
  • Lynn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
56%
79%
50%
31%
52%
28%
22%
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
  • Lynn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
51%
69%
46%
42%
60%
28%
33%
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
  • Lynn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pickering Middle School is a public middle school in Lynn. The principal of Pickering Middle School is Robert Murphy. 641 students go to Pickering Middle School and are mostly Asian/Pacific Islander; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 65% of the 641 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Pickering Middle School is 14:1. North Shore Christian School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 10%
Asian 8% %
White, non-Hispanic 41% 23%
Hispanic 35% 51%
Multiracial 3% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 12% 12%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 82%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    they never give homework. when teachers were asked why they said and I quote "we dont believe in busy work". they watch movies of questionable content with out parental consent. BAD

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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