Athol Community Elementary School

1064 Pleasant Street
Athol, MA 01331
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 585 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Athol Community Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Athol Community Elementary School's student population of 585 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Athol Community Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Athol Community Elementary School is 0.34, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1227 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
41%
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20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athol Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
80%
56%
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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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0.34
This chart display the diversity score of Athol Community Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Athol Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Athol Community Elementary School's ranking?
Athol Community Elementary School is ranked #1227 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Athol Community Elementary School often compared to?
Athol Community Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rice Square, Royalston Community School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Athol Community Elementary School?
585 students attend Athol Community Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Athol Community Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Athol Community Elementary School?
Athol Community Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Athol Community Elementary School offer ?
Athol Community Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Athol Community Elementary School part of?
Athol Community Elementary School is part of Athol-Royalston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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