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 higher than the MA average of 13:1.
  • 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 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students549 students
Briggs Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Briggs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Briggs Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeBriggs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Briggs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Briggs Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBriggs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.120.55
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 (2001-2015)
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 (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ashburnham-westminster School District's student population of 2,349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,895 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,778 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District NameAshburnham-westminster School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed2,3491,368
Ashburnham-westminster School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$34 MM$29 MM
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$32 MM$28 MM
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,895$20,216
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,778$19,181
Ashburnham-westminster School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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