Deerfield Elementary School

  • Deerfield Elementary School serves 401 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Deerfield Elementary School's student population of 401 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students401 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Deerfield Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Deerfield Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Deerfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deerfield Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1072 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deerfield 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
86%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deerfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.250.35
This chart display the diversity score of Deerfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Deerfield 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Deerfield 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 NameDeerfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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