Acushnet Elementary School

  • Acushnet Elementary School serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Acushnet Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Acushnet Elementary School's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students550 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Acushnet Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Acushnet Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Acushnet Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Acushnet Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#654 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Acushnet Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
92%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Acushnet Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Acushnet Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.150.59
This chart display the diversity score of Acushnet Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Acushnet Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Acushnet Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcushnet School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Acushnet Albert F Ford Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 413 students
    0.1 miles
    708 Middle Road
    Acushnet, MA 02743
    (508) 998-0265
    0.1 5-8 413
  • New Bedford Casimir Pulaski
    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
    2.0 miles
    1097 Braley Rd
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 997-4511
    2.0 PK-5 730
  • New Bedford Elwyn G Campbell
    Grades: PK-5 | 274 students
    2.3 miles
    145 Essex Street
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 997-4511
    2.3 PK-5 274
  • Rochester Rochester Memorial
    Grades: PK-6 | 498 students
    2.5 miles
    16 Pine Street
    Rochester, MA 02770
    (508) 763-2049
    2.5 PK-6 498
  • New Bedford Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,153 students
    2.7 miles
    1121 Ashley Blvd
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 998-3321
    2.7 9-12 2,153

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