Ayer Shirley Regional High School

  • Ayer Shirley Regional High School serves 409 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ayer Shirley Regional High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ayer Shirley Regional High School's student population of 409 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ayer Shirley Regional High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Ayer Shirley Regional High School is 0.46, 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#133 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
72%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAyer Shirley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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