Deer Hill serves 311 students in grades 3-5.
Deer Hill placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 68% (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 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 3-5
- Enrollment: 311 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 68% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Deer Hill ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Deer Hill's student population of 311 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Deer Hill is ranked within the top 30% 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 Deer Hill is 0.14, 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
#455 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
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 Deer Hill's ranking?
Deer Hill is ranked #455 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Deer Hill?
311 students attend Deer Hill.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Deer Hill students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer Hill?
Deer Hill has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Deer Hill offer ?
Deer Hill offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Deer Hill part of?
Deer Hill is part of Cohasset School District.
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