Cushing Elementary School

  • Cushing Elementary School serves 312 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cushing Elementary School 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 5% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Cushing Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Cushing Elementary School's student population of 312 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cushing Elementary School 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 Cushing Elementary School is 0.10, 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#247 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cushing Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.100.59
This chart display the diversity score of Cushing Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cushing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScituate School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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