261 Mt Pleasant Stre
New Bedford, MA 02746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Carlos Pacheco serves 380 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Carlos Pacheco 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Carlos Pacheco's student population of 380 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Carlos Pacheco is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carlos Pacheco is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1085 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
48%
22%
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Black
18%
10%
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White
29%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Carlos Pacheco?

380 students attend Carlos Pacheco.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

48% of Carlos Pacheco students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Carlos Pacheco?

Carlos Pacheco has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Carlos Pacheco offer ?

Carlos Pacheco offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Carlos Pacheco part of?

Carlos Pacheco is part of New Bedford School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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