School Details

John F Kennedy Middle School

41 Middle Street, Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 937-8230
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 582 students 11 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

77%
77%
67%
64%
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

81%
82%
71%
54%
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

81%
82%
78%
53%
50%
54%
43%
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

John F Kennedy Middle School is a public middle school in Woburn. The principal of John F Kennedy Middle School is Carl Nelson. 582 students attend John F Kennedy Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 26% of the 582 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at John F Kennedy Middle School is 11:1. St Charles Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 78%
Hispanic 8% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 7%
Asian 5% %
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

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

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I am so happy that my child is studying in this school where the teachers are committed and dedicated. I am glad that reasonable homework is assigned on most days. I see my child read everyday for about twenty minutes. This is THE place to learn.

  • (12 years ago)

    one of the best run schools i have ever seen.always clean people are very friendly.has been called a big family for many years and now i know why. these people all know how to work together to make a school a place to learn and enjoy.

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Overall score

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