Alden School

  • Alden School serves 676 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alden School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Alden School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Alden School's student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alden School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Alden School is 0.17, 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#324 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alden School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
91%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alden 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
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alden 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 NameDuxbury 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
  • Duxbury Duxbury Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 743 students
    0.0 miles
    71 Alden Street
    Duxbury, MA 02332
    (781) 934-7640
    0.0 6-8 743
  • Duxbury Duxbury High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,053 student
    0.4 miles
    71 Alden Street
    Duxbury, MA 02332
    (781) 934-7650
    0.4 9-12 1,053
  • Marshfield Gov Edward Winslow
    Grades: K-5 | 413 students
    1.8 miles
    60 Regis Rd
    Marshfield, MA 02050
    (781) 834-5060
    1.8 K-5 413
  • Duxbury Chandler Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 625 students
    2.8 miles
    93 Chandler Street
    Duxbury, MA 02332
    (781) 934-7680
    2.8 PK-2 625
  • Marshfield Daniel Webster
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    3.4 miles
    1456 Ocean Street
    Marshfield, MA 02050
    (781) 834-5045
    3.4 PK-5 403

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