Mccarthy Middle School

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250 North Rd

Chelmsford, MA 01824

(978) 251-5122

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Grades: 5 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Mccarthy Middle School

Excellent school, teachers and education. My son loves his teachers, and they have a great anti-bullying program, link on their website. 7th grade offers technical engineering classes.

Posted by a parent on 03/20/14

I have taught at several schools in my career, and consider myself fortunate to be at McCarthy. The principal is supportive of the staff, their special needs programs are integrated and well-funded, and the school, students, teachers, administration, and other staff work to achieve a sense of community ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/09/13

i love it here! they make sure if something goes wrong they fix it, and they have a big bullying policy that is actually used. the teachers are very smart and friendly, and the schedule is easy to follow.

Posted by a student on 07/26/09

I do like going to McCarthy...there are a lot of bullying programs held at our school. I am on the split team as an 8th grader but I can't say that it is a bad thing. My favorite teacher is definitely Mr. Asselin.

Posted by a student on 05/27/09

Its awsome and I love going there with all the smart teachers especially mrs. Kelly

Posted by a student on 08/24/07

I have one daughter in the 8th grade and another in the 5th grade. Although we're now on our 3rd principal in 4 years, the school has consistently supported our daughters in their learning and development. The music program has also gone through as many changes, but it is still very good. I agree with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/07

My son is in his 2nd year at McCarthy and he enjoys going there. I like the music program and the extracurricular activities. We attended both his concert and the play he was in. I agree with the other reviewer that the school does need to be updated for air conditioning. The school is beginning to show ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/06

Excellent leadership, the music curriculum (orchestra and chorus) has suffered the past year but Mr. Gallagher (7th grade math) makes up for it! Especially pleased with how the whole district handled the end of 05 'dizziness' episode. They did great keeping the kids safe and keeping parents informed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/29/05

Ok school. Needs much improvement! update classrooms,needs airconditioning! those poor kids in the summer are roasting!!good teachers! especially gr5.{Ms dowling, mrs.P, mrs grady. Never mind about the pretty new windows just in front. What about the classrooms too!

Posted by a parent on 09/15/05

I am very happy that our child goes to McCarthy. She has improved 200%. Thanks

Posted by a parent on 06/18/04

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Test scores for Mccarthy Middle School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Mccarthy Middle School
Chelmsford 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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Chelmsford schools — Mccarthy Middle School is located at 250 North Rd, Chelmsford MA 01824. 250 North Rd is in the 01824 ZIP code in Chelmsford, MA The school district for Mccarthy Middle School is the Chelmsford Public Schools. Mccarthy Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 8.
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