The city of Middleboro in Massachusetts is the second largest city by land in the state. Its accredited school system serves the area and includes elementary, middle and high schools. Children living in this city can start at the Memorial Early Childhood Center prior to matriculating to the higher levels of schools. The following information pertains to each level of Middleboro schools.
Memorial Early Childhood Center
The Memorial Early Childhood Center is part of the Middleboro school district. This center has both preschool and kindergarten classes. There are seven teachers for the preschoolers, and nine teachers for the kindergarten division. This school focuses on introducing children to a school setting and teaching them reading, writing and basic math skills. Teachers also focus on sharing and other social skills.
The city of Middleboro is serviced by two elementary schools for students in first grade through fifth grade. Henry B. Burkland is the newest school, and it houses close to 700 students. There are six, first grade classes and five classes for every other grade. The other elementary school is Mary K. Goode, which only services first and second graders. There are over 16 classrooms at the Goode school and around 500 students.
John "Tiger" Nichols, Jr Middle School is the only middle school in the Middleboro district. It services approximately 1,100 students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades. The main areas of subject at this school are social studies, language arts, mathematics and science. Electives, such as art and orchestra, are also offered.
Middleboro High School is the district's only high school. It has an approximate enrollment of 850 students in the ninth through twelfth grades. The school colors are black and orange, and its mascot is the Sachems.
The Middleboro school system serves a city population of more than 22,000 residents. The two elementary schools feed into a main middle school and high school. The schools are all rated well based on standardized test scores and perform well annually.