Canterbury

  • Canterbury serves 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Canterbury placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Canterbury's student population of 376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students376 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Canterbury
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canterbury is ranked within the bottom 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 Canterbury is 0.66, which is more 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#1490 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
20%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
17%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.660.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canterbury and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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 | 465 students
    0.3 miles
    14 Richards Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3594
    0.3 PK-6 465
  • Worcester University Pk Campus School
    Grades: 7-12 | 239 students
    0.4 miles
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3591
    0.4 7-12 239
  • Worcester Claremont Academy
    Grades: 7-12 | 552 students
    0.5 miles
    15 Claremont Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3077
    0.5 7-12 552
  • Worcester Woodland Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 606 students
    0.5 miles
    93 Woodland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3557
    0.5 K-6 606
  • Worcester Head Start
    Grades: PK | 529 students
    0.8 miles
    770 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3662
    0.8 PK 529

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