Charles S Ashley

122 Rochambeau Street
New Bedford, MA 02745
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 275 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Charles S Ashley ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Charles S Ashley ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Charles S Ashley's student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Charles S Ashley ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Charles S Ashley is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#985 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
37%
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40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
57%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Charles S Ashley's ranking?
Charles S Ashley is ranked #985 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Charles S Ashley often compared to?
Charles S Ashleyis often viewed alongside schools like Park Avenue Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Charles S Ashley?
275 students attend Charles S Ashley.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Charles S Ashley students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Charles S Ashley?
Charles S Ashley has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Charles S Ashley offer ?
Charles S Ashley offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Charles S Ashley part of?
Charles S Ashley is part of New Bedford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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