Deerfield School

72 Deerfield Avenue
Westwood, MA 02090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Deerfield School serves 200 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Deerfield 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.
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 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Deerfield School's student population of 200 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Deerfield 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 Deerfield School is 0.38, 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
#268 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
78%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Deerfield School is Westwood High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is E W Thurston Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westwood E W Thurston Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 793 students
    0.5 miles
    850 High Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    0.5 6-8 793
  • Westwood Westwood Integrated Preschool
    Grades: PK | 46 students
    0.6 miles
    200 Nahatan Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    0.6 PK 46
  • Westwood Westwood High School Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,002 student
    0.7 miles
    200 Nahatan Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    0.7 9-12 1,002
  • Westwood Paul Hanlon Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 220 students
    1.4 miles
    790 Gay Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    1.4 K-5 220
  • Westwood William E Sheehan Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 318 students
    1.6 miles
    549 Pond Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    1.6 K-5 318

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