Dexter Park

  • Dexter Park serves 313 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dexter Park placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Dexter Park's student population of 313 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students313 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Dexter Park
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dexter Park by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dexter Park is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Dexter Park is 0.22, 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#1552 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
88%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dexter Park. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.220.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dexter Park 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 Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dexter Park 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 NameOrange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orange Fisher Hill
    Grades: PK-2 | 279 students
    0.1 miles
    59 Dexter Street
    Orange, MA 01364
    (978) 544-0018
    0.1 PK-2 279
  • Orange Ralph C Mahar Regional
    Grades: 7-12 | 641 students
    1.8 miles
    507 South Main Street
    Orange, MA 01364
    (978) 544-2542
    1.8 7-12 641
  • Athol Athol Community Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 602 students
    4.4 miles
    1064 Pleasant Street
    Athol, MA 01331
    (978) 249-2406
    4.4 PK-4 602
  • Athol Athol-royalston Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 391 students
    4.9 miles
    1062 Pleasant Street
    Athol, MA 01331
    (978) 249-2430
    4.9 5-8 391
  • Athol Athol High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 368 students
    5.5 miles
    2363 Main Street
    Athol, MA 01331
    (978) 249-2435
    5.5 9-12 368

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