Briggs Elementary School

Grades: KG-5

452 students

Briggs Elementary School serves 452 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Briggs Elementary School operates within the Ashburnham-westminster School District.

Overview

The student population of 452 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 452 students
Briggs Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Briggs Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Briggs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Briggs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Hispanic
3%
17%
Briggs Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
96%
66%
Briggs Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Briggs Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Briggs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.33
Briggs Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
32%
Briggs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Briggs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,293 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,357 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,409 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Ashburnham-westminster School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,293 1,400
Ashburnham-westminster School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $25 MM
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $33 MM $24 MM
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,357 $17,400
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,409 $16,788
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakmont Regional High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Overlook Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Helen Mae Sauter Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
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  • AshburnhamOakmont Regional High School
    9 Oakmont Dr
    AshburnhamMA 01430
    (978)827-5907
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 657 students                      
  • AshburnhamOverlook Middle School
    10 Oakmont Dr
    AshburnhamMA 01430
    (978)827-1425
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 595 students                      
  • GardnerGardner Middle School
    297 Catherine St
    GardnerMA 01440
    (978)632-1603
    3.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 559 students                      
  • GardnerPathways Early College Innovation School
    444 Green St
    GardnerMA 01440
    (978)630-9480
    3.3 mi | Gr. 11-12 | 35 students                      
  • GardnerThe Gateway To College High School
    444 Green St
    GardnerMA 01440
    (978)630-9248
    3.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 67 students                      

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