68 Messenger Street
Plainville, MA 02762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Anna Ware Jackson serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Anna Ware Jackson placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Anna Ware Jackson ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Anna Ware Jackson's student population of 362 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Anna Ware Jackson is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Anna Ware Jackson is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#177 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
22%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
78%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anna Ware Jackson's ranking?

Anna Ware Jackson ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Anna Ware Jackson?

362 students attend Anna Ware Jackson.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

78% of Anna Ware Jackson students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Anna Ware Jackson?

Anna Ware Jackson has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Anna Ware Jackson offer ?

Anna Ware Jackson offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Anna Ware Jackson part of?

Anna Ware Jackson is part of Plainville School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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