Blanchard Memorial School

493 Massachusetts Avenue
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Blanchard Memorial School serves 447 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Blanchard Memorial School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 77% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Blanchard Memorial School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Blanchard Memorial School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Blanchard Memorial School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Blanchard Memorial School is 0.56, 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
#342 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
33%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
58%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameActon-Boxborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blanchard Memorial School is Acton-boxborough Regional High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Raymond J Grey Junior High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul P Gates Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Acton Paul P Gates Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 402 students
    1.7 miles
    75 Spruce Street
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 266-2570
    1.7 K-6 402
  • Acton C.t. Douglas Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 427 students
    1.8 miles
    21 Elm Street
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 266-2560
    1.8 K-6 427
  • Acton Merriam School Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 498 students
    2.4 miles
    11 Charter Road
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 264-3371
    2.4 K-6 498
  • Acton Acton-boxborough Regional High School Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,827 student
    2.5 miles
    36 Charter Rd
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 264-4700
    2.5 9-12 1,827
  • Acton Mccarthy-towne School Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 487 students
    2.5 miles
    11 Charter Road
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 264-3377
    2.5 K-6 487

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