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McCarthy Middle School (leave a review)
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+1 (978) 251-5122

250 North Rd

Chelmsford, Massachusetts


About McCarthy Middle School
5th Grade - 8th Grade

McCarthy Middle School is one of 8 schools in the Chelmsford district of Massachusetts.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 863 students from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $72,675, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of $71,958.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
McCarthy Middle School 863$2,83512$72,6750.36
Chelmsford High (0.45 miles) 1509$3,15713$72,4830.30
Charles D Harrington (0.65 miles) 466$3,28316$76,6680.48
Col Moses Parker School (0.75 miles) 717$2,91312$71,8120.37
Community Education Center (1.39 miles) 132$7,051190.50
Center Elementary School (1.76 miles) 432$3,72016$69,8390.39

McCarthy Middle School

Number of pupils863
Funding per pupil$2,835
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$72,675
Diversity index0.36

Chelmsford High (0.45 miles)

Number of pupils1509
Funding per pupil$3,157
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$72,483
Diversity index0.30

Charles D Harrington (0.65 miles)

Number of pupils466
Funding per pupil$3,283
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$76,668
Diversity index0.48

Col Moses Parker School (0.75 miles)

Number of pupils717
Funding per pupil$2,913
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$71,812
Diversity index0.37

Community Education Center (1.39 miles)

Number of pupils132
Funding per pupil$7,051
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.50

Center Elementary School (1.76 miles)

Number of pupils432
Funding per pupil$3,720
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$69,839
Diversity index0.39
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Rankings within Massachusetts
There are 1,885 schools in Massachusetts. Rankings don't always go up to 1,885 because some schools have missing data.
213thlargest school
192ndhighest number of FTE teachers
631stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
749thhighest average teaching salary
971sthighest diversity index
1661sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade: 5 hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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