Columbus Park

  • Columbus Park serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbus Park 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Columbus Park's student population of 507 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Park is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Columbus Park is 0.68, which is more 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#1628 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
49%
20%
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Black
14%
9%
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White
24%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester 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
  • Worcester Goddard School/science Technical
    Grades: PK-6 | 465 students
    0.6 miles
    14 Richards Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3594
    0.6 PK-6 465
  • Worcester University Pk Campus School
    Grades: 7-12 | 239 students
    0.6 miles
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3591
    0.6 7-12 239
  • Worcester Woodland Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 606 students
    0.7 miles
    93 Woodland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3557
    0.7 K-6 606
  • Worcester Claremont Academy
    Grades: 7-12 | 552 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Claremont Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3077
    0.8 7-12 552
  • Worcester Canterbury
    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
    0.9 miles
    129 Canterbury Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3484
    0.9 PK-6 376

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