Bernardston Elementary School

  • Bernardston Elementary School serves 157 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower 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.
  • Bernardston 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Bernardston Elementary School's student population of 157 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bernardston Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Bernardston Elementary 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#1168 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
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20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
95%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bernardston Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bernardston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bernardston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePioneer Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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