Birch Meadow School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
27 A B Lord Dr
Reading, MA 01867
Phone
(781) 944-2335
District
READING
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
384
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

8

(10 is best)

Better than 75.1% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Birch Meadow School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
77%
53%
77%
56%
77%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
55%
51%
57%
52%
52%
50%
55%
51%
57%
52%
52%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
62%
50%
62%
52%
62%
48%
62%
50%
62%
52%
62%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
13
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 64 16.7%
Grade 1 67 17.4%
Grade 2 58 15.1%
Grade 3 68 17.7%
Grade 4 62 16.1%
Grade 5 65 16.9%
Total 384 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.7% 88.9% 60.3%
Black 2.1% 2.4% 9.5%
Hispanic 3.2% 3.1% 22.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.0% 5.4% 7.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,132 6,892,503
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,526.6 878
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.5% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.2% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 17.5% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,191 2,617,497
Single Parent Households With Children 4.1% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.5% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.4% 43.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 41.7% 23.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.8% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.7% 14.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.9% 12.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.9% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 2.9% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,121 $38,427,000 57.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,196 $5,039,000 7.6%
Staff $769 $3,240,000 4.9%
General Administration $150 $633,000 1.0%
School Administration $573 $2,415,000 3.6%
Operation $1,219 $5,137,000 7.7%
Transportation $383 $1,612,000 2.4%
Other $233 $980,000 1.5%
Total Support $4,523 $19,056,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,107 $8,876,000 13.4%
Total Expenditures $15,751 $66,359,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,619 $10,073,171,000 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,333 $1,264,777,000 6.6%
Staff $904 $857,898,000 4.5%
General Administration $199 $188,621,000 1.0%
School Administration $739 $701,244,000 3.7%
Operation $1,464 $1,388,867,000 7.3%
Transportation $854 $810,163,000 4.2%
Other $438 $415,688,000 2.2%
Total Support $5,932 $5,627,258,000 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,598 $3,412,797,000 17.9%
Total Expenditures $20,149 $19,113,226,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%