Canterbury

  • Canterbury serves 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Canterbury's student population of 376 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1614 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canterbury and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Canterbury and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
9%
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White
17%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canterbury.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.650.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Goddard School/science Technical
    Grades: PK-6 | 517 students
    0.3 miles
    14 Richards Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508)799-3594
    0.3 PK-6 517
  • Worcester University Pk Campus School
    Grades: 7-12 | 254 students
    0.4 miles
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508)799-3591
    0.4 7-12 254
  • Worcester Claremont Academy
    Grades: 7-12 | 532 students
    0.5 miles
    15 Claremont Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508)799-3077
    0.5 7-12 532
  • Worcester Woodland Academy
    Grades: PK-6 | 627 students
    0.5 miles
    93 Woodland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508)799-3557
    0.5 PK-6 627
  • Worcester Head Start
    Grades: PK | 560 students
    0.8 miles
    770 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508)799-3662
    0.8 PK 560

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