Becket Washington School

  • Becket Washington School serves 125 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 60-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Becket Washington School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Becket Washington School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Becket Washington School's student population of 125 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Becket Washington School is ranked within the top 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 Becket Washington School is 0.10, 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#575 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
95%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Berkshire School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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