Charles J Prescott

  • Charles J Prescott serves 249 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Charles J Prescott placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Charles J Prescott places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Charles J Prescott's student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles J Prescott is ranked within the top 20% 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 Charles J Prescott is 0.56, 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#211 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
26%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
61%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwood 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
  • Norwood Balch
    Grades: 1-5 | 296 students
    1.2 miles
    1170 Washington Street
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781) 762-0694
    1.2 1-5 296
  • Norwood Cornelius M Callahan
    Grades: 1-5 | 219 students
    1.5 miles
    116 Garfield Avenue
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781) 762-0693
    1.5 1-5 219
  • Norwood Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    1.5 miles
    1315 Washington Street
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781) 762-7880
    1.5 6-8 737
  • Canton John F Kennedy
    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
    2.0 miles
    100 Dedham Street
    Canton, MA 02021
    (781) 821-5080
    2.0 K-5 530
  • Norwood Norwood High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 958 students
    2.0 miles
    245 Nichols Street
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781) 769-2333
    2.0 9-12 958

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