Dighton Elementary School

1250 Somerset Avenue
Dighton, MA 02715
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Dighton Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dighton Elementary School's student population of 444 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Dighton Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dighton Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#750 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
37%
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55-59%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dighton 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
85%
56%
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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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Dighton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dighton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dighton Elementary School's ranking?
Dighton Elementary School is ranked #750 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Dighton Elementary School often compared to?
Dighton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Palmer River by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Dighton Elementary School?
444 students attend Dighton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Dighton Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dighton Elementary School?
Dighton Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Dighton Elementary School offer ?
Dighton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dighton Elementary School part of?
Dighton Elementary School is part of Dighton-Rehoboth School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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