Great Falls Middle School

224 Turnpike Rd, Montague, MA 01351 | (413) 863-7300
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 240
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School District Details
  • Gill-Montague School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $17,267
  • Graduation Rate: 61.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 11.5
  • Enrolled Students: 1,085

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 240
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 125 (52.1%)
  • Females: 115 (47.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 30 (12.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 103 (42.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 133 (55.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Great Falls Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.4%
Black20.8%
Asian20.8%
Hispanic114.6%
White22292.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Great Falls Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade5924.6%
7th Grade9941.3%
8th Grade8234.2%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Great Falls Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201045.0%48.0%69.0%
200945.0%48.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
201028.0%34.0%59.0%
200927.0%35.0%57.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201066.0%65.0%72.0%
200954.0%54.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201047.0%45.0%53.0%
200928.0%27.0%49.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201073.0%67.0%78.0%
200972.0%71.0%78.0%
 
Math Test
201036.0%33.0%51.0%
200928.0%27.0%48.0%
 
Science Test
201038.0%34.0%40.0%
200948.0%46.0%39.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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