Briggs Elementary School

Tel: (978)827-5750
  • Briggs Elementary School serves 549 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Briggs Elementary School operates within the Ashburnham-westminster School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 549 students has grown by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 549 students
Briggs Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Briggs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Briggs Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Briggs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Briggs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Briggs Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2012)
Hispanic
4%
18%
Briggs Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
n/a
9%
Briggs Elementary School Black Students (1988-2011)
White
94%
64%
Briggs Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Briggs Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Briggs Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Briggs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.34
Briggs Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
36%
Briggs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
4%
Briggs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ashburnham-westminster School District's student population of 2,349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,310 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,859 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Ashburnham-westminster School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,349 1,368
Ashburnham-westminster School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $25 MM
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $25 MM
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,310 $18,534
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,859 $18,197
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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