Walter S Parker Middle School

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
4
Grades
6-8
Students
593
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
English
78%
State avg 60%
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Math
69%
State avg 52%
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Science
57%
State avg 54%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Asian
Hispanic
Black
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 14%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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4 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 2
4 1
3 0
2 0
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Neighborhood
45 Temple Street
Reading, MA 01867
Douglas Lyons - School leader
(781) 942-9008
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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