Center Elementary School

65 Silver Street
Hanover, MA 02339
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Center Elementary School serves 612 students in grades 2-4.
Center Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-4
  • Enrollment: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Center Elementary School's student population of 612 students has grown by 79% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 73% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Center Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Center Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#439 out of 1644 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
93%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Center Elementary School's ranking?
Center Elementary School is ranked #439 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Center Elementary School?
612 students attend Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Center Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Center Elementary School?
Center Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Center Elementary School offer ?
Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Center Elementary School part of?
Center Elementary School is part of Hanover School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-4
  • Enrollment: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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