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Sullivan Middle School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Massachusetts. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism rates exist at this school, which is concerning.

Academics

5/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English
34%
State avg: 49%
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Math
28%
State avg: 48%
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Science
25%
State avg: 53%
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4/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

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


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

4/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
41%
White
28%
Black
15%
Asian
11%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
588 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
65%
State avg: 86%
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Neighborhood

140 Apricot Street
Worcester, MA 01603
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