Blanchard Memorial School

  • Blanchard Memorial School serves 447 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Blanchard Memorial School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Blanchard Memorial School's student population of 447 students has grown by 7% 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 20% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blanchard Memorial School is 0.55, 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 School Rank (16-17)#266 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
53%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
33%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
59%
60%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.59
This chart display the diversity score of Blanchard Memorial School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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