Burgess Elementary School

45 Burgess School Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Burgess Elementary School serves 900 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Burgess Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Burgess Elementary School's student population of 900 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students900 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

Burgess Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Burgess Elementary School is 0.21, 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
#597 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
89%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSturbridge School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Burgess Elementary School is Tantasqua Regional Senior High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tantasqua Regional Junior High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School (3.0 miles away)
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