Ambrose Elementary School

27 High Street
Winchester, MA 01890
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ambrose Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 80% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ambrose Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Ambrose Elementary School's student population of 421 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Ambrose Elementary 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 Ambrose Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#187 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
90%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinchester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ambrose Elementary School is Winchester High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mccall Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vinson-owen Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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