Ambrose Elementary School

27 High Street
Winchester, MA 01890
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Ambrose Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ambrose Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ambrose Elementary School's student population of 345 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Ambrose Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ambrose Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
23%
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Black
n/a
10%
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White
84%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ambrose Elementary School's ranking?
Ambrose Elementary School is ranked #84 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Ambrose Elementary School often compared to?
Ambrose Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Elementary School, Vinson-owen Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Ambrose Elementary School?
345 students attend Ambrose Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Ambrose Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ambrose Elementary School?
Ambrose Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ambrose Elementary School offer ?
Ambrose Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ambrose Elementary School part of?
Ambrose Elementary School is part of Winchester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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