School Details

Daniel L Joyce Middle School

55 Locust St, Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 937-8233
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 522 students 10 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

79%
77%
67%
71%
66%
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
  • Woburn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
82%
71%
56%
54%
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
  • Woburn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
82%
78%
48%
50%
54%
35%
40%
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
  • Woburn School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Daniel L Joyce Middle School is a public middle school in Woburn. The principal of Daniel L Joyce Middle School is Thomas Qualey. 522 students attend Daniel L Joyce Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 30% of the 522 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Daniel L Joyce Middle School is 10:1. St Charles Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 80% 78%
Asian 5% %
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 7%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.08%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30% 26%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I feel it is a good school. Have had no issues with school wish they had more after school activities.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is an excellant school! Send your children here!

  • (10 years ago)

    This school its not a good school.Its very bad. what ever you do parents don't send your kids here. listen to someone that had past Experience with this school.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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