Chickering serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Chickering placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 475 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 27%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 78% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 75% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Chickering ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Chickering's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Chickering is ranked within the top 10% 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 Chickering is 0.45, which is less 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
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#98 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Chickering's ranking?
Chickering is ranked #98 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Chickering?
475 students attend Chickering.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Chickering students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chickering?
Chickering has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Chickering offer ?
Chickering offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Chickering part of?
Chickering is part of Dover School District.
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