Arthur T Talmadge

1395 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Arthur T Talmadge serves 254 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Arthur T Talmadge placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Arthur T Talmadge's student population of 254 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Arthur T Talmadge is ranked within the bottom 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 Arthur T Talmadge is 0.63, which is more 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
#1460 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
20%
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Black
26%
9%
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White
15%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arthur T Talmadge is John J Duggan Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is M Marcus Kiley Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield M Marcus Kiley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    0.7 miles
    180 Cooley Street
    Springfield, MA 01128
    (413) 787-7240
    0.7 6-8 659
  • Springfield Daniel B Brunton
    Grades: K-5 | 466 students
    1.1 miles
    1801 Parker Street
    Springfield, MA 01128
    (413) 787-7444
    1.1 K-5 466
  • Springfield Frank H Freedman
    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
    1.1 miles
    90 Cherokee Dr
    Springfield, MA 01109
    (413) 787-7443
    1.1 K-5 352
  • Springfield Frederick Harris
    Grades: PK-5 | 634 students
    1.1 miles
    58 Hartford Ter
    Springfield, MA 01118
    (413) 787-7254
    1.1 PK-5 634
  • Springfield Glickman Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    1.3 miles
    120 Ashland Avenue
    Springfield, MA 01119
    (413) 750-2756
    1.3 K-5 333

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