Bigelow Middle School

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42 Vernon St

Newton, MA 02458

(617) 552-7800

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 560

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Bigelow Middle School

The below parent must have a kid in 6th grade! I continue to be VERY DISAPPOINTED with BIGELOW. I wonder what this oarent will think next year and the year after. My kid is through Bigelow and I have to say that he wasn't well prepared for HS. Teachers don't understand kids that learn differently ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/14

I am very pleased with this school. The teachers care about the students learning and they have helped my son adjust to this new school very well and we are all very happy! :)

Posted by a parent on 04/17/14

I chose Bigelow Middle School based on reputation. I believe it no longer lives up to it. The standards were shockingly low, the principal leadership uninvolved, the teacher's aides poor and the teachers barely able to maintain discipline in the classroom. My daughter felt unsafe at times and no matter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/22/09

BMS promotes high standards for the students, in academics and character development. The chore values are Respect, Responsibility and Love of Learning. Staff really care about the students. Parents are very involved in supporting academic programs and special programs such as visiting authors. There ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/02/05

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Test scores for Bigelow Middle School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Bigelow Middle School
Newton Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Newton schools — Bigelow Middle School is located at 42 Vernon St, Newton MA 02458. 42 Vernon St is in the 02458 ZIP code in Newton, MA The school district for Bigelow Middle School is the Newton Public Schools. Bigelow Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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