Ayer Shirley Regional High School

141 Washington Street
Ayer, MA 01432
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 368 students in grades 9-12, Ayer Shirley Regional High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 368 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : 90-94% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ayer Shirley Regional High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Ayer Shirley Regional High School's student population of 368 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ayer Shirley Regional High School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ayer Shirley Regional High School is 0.42, 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)
#239 out of 1644 schools
(Top 20%)
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50-54%
37%
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75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
75%
56%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Ayer Shirley Regional High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ayer Shirley Regional High School's ranking?
Ayer Shirley Regional High School is ranked #239 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Ayer Shirley Regional High School often compared to?
Ayer Shirley Regional High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ayer Shirley Regional High School?
The graduation rate of Ayer Shirley Regional High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Ayer Shirley Regional High School?
368 students attend Ayer Shirley Regional High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Ayer Shirley Regional High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ayer Shirley Regional High School?
Ayer Shirley Regional High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ayer Shirley Regional High School offer ?
Ayer Shirley Regional High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ayer Shirley Regional High School part of?
Ayer Shirley Regional High School is part of Ayer Shirley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 368 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : 90-94% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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