78 Jamieson Road
Holden, MA 01520
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Davis Hill Elementary School serves 451 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Davis Hill 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Davis Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Davis Hill Elementary School's student population of 451 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
451 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Davis Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Davis Hill Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#282 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
85%
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
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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