Atherton Hough

  • Atherton Hough serves 268 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Atherton Hough's student population of 268 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atherton Hough's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atherton Hough is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1120 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
79%
61%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.370.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuincy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Quincy Snug Harbor Community School
    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
    0.9 miles
    333 Palmer Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    (617)984-8763
    0.9 PK-5 428
  • Quincy Broad Meadows Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 375 students
    1.5 miles
    50 Calvin Rd
    Quincy, MA 02169
    (617)984-8723
    1.5 6-8 375
  • North Weymouth Wessagusset
    Grades: K-4 | 294 students
    1.5 miles
    75 Pilgrim Road
    North Weymouth, MA 02191
    (781)335-2210
    1.5 K-4 294
  • Quincy Merrymount
    Grades: K-5 | 350 students
    1.8 miles
    4 Agawam Rd
    Quincy, MA 02169
    (617)984-8762
    1.8 K-5 350
  • North Weymouth Johnson Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 199 students
    1.9 miles
    70 Pearl Street
    North Weymouth, MA 02191
    (781)335-0191
    1.9 PK 199

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