147 Depot Road
Chatham, MA 02633
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Chatham Elementary School serves 242 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Chatham Elementary School 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 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Chatham Elementary School's student population of 242 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Chatham Elementary School 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 Chatham Elementary School is 0.33, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1031 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)
45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
81%
60%
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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
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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