Athol Community Elementary School

  • Athol Community Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Athol Community Elementary School 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 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Athol Community Elementary School's student population of 602 students has grown by 204% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 146% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Athol Community Elementary School 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 Athol Community Elementary School is 0.29, which is less 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#1490 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAthol-Royalston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Athol Athol High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 368 students
    1.1 miles
    2363 Main Street
    Athol, MA 01331
    (978) 249-2435
    1.1 9-12 368
  • Athol Athol-royalston Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 391 students
    1.3 miles
    1062 Pleasant Street
    Athol, MA 01331
    (978) 249-2430
    1.3 5-8 391
  • Orange Dexter Park
    Grades: 3-6 | 313 students
    4.4 miles
    3 Dexter St Ext
    Orange, MA 01364
    (978) 544-6080
    4.4 3-6 313
  • Orange Ralph C Mahar Regional
    Grades: 7-12 | 641 students
    4.4 miles
    507 South Main Street
    Orange, MA 01364
    (978) 544-2542
    4.4 7-12 641
  • Orange Fisher Hill
    Grades: PK-2 | 279 students
    4.5 miles
    59 Dexter Street
    Orange, MA 01364
    (978) 544-0018
    4.5 PK-2 279

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