Birch Meadow



Birch Meadow Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birch Meadow Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 65
2 66
3 57
4 73
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birch Meadow is a public elementary school located in Reading, MA in the Reading School District. It enrolls 387 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birch Meadow is the 579th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 33,392nd largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 387
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.85

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Birch Meadow Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(53%)
1,642
(53%)
 Female 180
(47%)
1,479
(47%)

Birch Meadow Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 357
(92%)
2,750
(88%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
68
(2%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
159
(5%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
64
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
75
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Birch Meadow Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 3,121
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Birch Meadow Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 348
2006 361
2007 415
2008 422
2009 412
2010 419
2011 412
2012 393
2013 384
2014 387
2015 387

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.9
2007 18.3
2008 17.7
2009 18.1
2010 17.9
2011 17
2012 16
2013 13.7
2014 13.1
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.017241379310345
2006 0.022160664819945
2007 0.033734939759036
2008 0.035545023696682
2009 0.04126213592233
2010 0.040572792362768
2011 0.038834951456311
2012 0.035623409669211
2013 0.036458333333333
2014 0.062015503875969
2015

Compare Birch Meadow to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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