J Henry Higgins Middle School

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1 King St

Peabody, MA 01960

(978) 536-4800

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,500

Students Per Teacher: 19

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9 Parent Reviews for J Henry Higgins Middle School

Higgins is good for 8th graders since the 6th and 7th graders look like bugs

Posted by a other on 10/02/12

I went to higgins last year. It was the best.

Posted by a student on 02/22/10

Higgins roxx! I am in 6th grade and I started going 2 higgins this year [obviously]. The teachers are great, theres not a lot of hw, and the exploratories are fun. Although I hate gym, the gym teachers are great. The size of the school was intimidating at 1st but I got used 2 it. I luvv the higgins...We ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/21/08

I am a former Higgins student(I just graduated 8 grade this year) and I love the school. The size and student population are intimidating at first but the school is great. The teachers are great and there are all sorts of clubs. When I first arrived at Higgins I was very ovewhelmed but the number of ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/01/05

I am not a big fan of this school. While I think the teachers and administration are doing the best that they can, they are not being supported by the city. There should be more than one middle school for this city. This is a crucial time in these children's lives. This is when they go through the most ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/05

My son is a 7th grader at Higgins and I have not been impressed so far. Last year he had issues with another student constantly badgering him and when I ?'d the teachers I was told they could not discuss another child with me! I believe this is what lead to my son's grades dropping from A's to B's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/04

Higgins middle school is an alright school.. in my opinion it needs better special ed teachers,and better food. The housematers are I think the best thing the school has to offer. Teachers although dont understand the presaures of the mcas and homework and how that effects the students. The new superintendent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/04

The Higgins Middle School is administered by dedicated professionals. Although it is a very large school, the Principal and her headmasters have set up and maintained a structure that allows for the safety, personal growth and recognition and individual learning normally found in much smaller schools. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/02/04

I really love Higgins. I am in the 8th grade (my last year) My teachers are great and I made a lot of friends. I am going to miss Higgins when I have to leave.

Posted by a student on 03/14/04

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Test scores for J Henry Higgins Middle School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
J Henry Higgins Middle School
Peabody 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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Peabody schools — J Henry Higgins Middle School is located at 1 King St, Peabody MA 01960. 1 King St is in the 01960 ZIP code in Peabody, MA The school district for J Henry Higgins Middle School is the Peabody Public Schools. J Henry Higgins Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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