David Prouty High School

302 Main Street
Spencer, MA 01562
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 343 students in grades 9-12, David Prouty High School ranks in the top 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 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher 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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

David Prouty High School's student population of 343 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

David Prouty High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of David Prouty High School is 0.46, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#792 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-39%
37%
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50-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
72%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.46
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80-84%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is David Prouty High School's ranking?
David Prouty High School is ranked #792 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of David Prouty High School?
The graduation rate of David Prouty High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend David Prouty High School?
343 students attend David Prouty High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of David Prouty High School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of David Prouty High School?
David Prouty High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does David Prouty High School offer ?
David Prouty High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is David Prouty High School part of?
David Prouty High School is part of Spencer-E Brookfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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