1064 Pleasant Street
Athol, MA 01331
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Athol Community Elementary School serves 526 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Athol Community Elementary School's student population of 526 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Athol Community Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Athol Community Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#1287 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
22%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
82%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 526 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32

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