1084 Sea Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Atherton Hough serves 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Atherton Hough placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (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 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Atherton Hough's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Atherton Hough is ranked within the top 50% 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 Atherton Hough is 0.53, 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
#673 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
22%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
66%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Atherton Hough?

274 students attend Atherton Hough.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

66% of Atherton Hough students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Atherton Hough?

Atherton Hough has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Atherton Hough offer ?

Atherton Hough offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Atherton Hough part of?

Atherton Hough is part of Quincy School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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