Benjamin J Phelps

  • Benjamin J Phelps serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benjamin J Phelps placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 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 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Benjamin J Phelps's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin J Phelps 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 Benjamin J Phelps is 0.24, 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#827 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
87%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAgawam School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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