Douglas Primary School

  • Douglas Primary School serves 224 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Douglas Primary School's student population of 224 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students224 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Douglas Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Douglas Primary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)70-74%
61%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)70-74%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Douglas Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Douglas Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
White
90%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Douglas Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Douglas Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglas Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.190.59
This chart display the diversity score of Douglas Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douglas Primary 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 Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douglas Primary 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 NameDouglas 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
  • Douglas Douglas Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 375 students
    0.2 miles
    19 Davis Street
    Douglas, MA 01516
    (508) 476-4200
    0.2 2-5 375
  • Douglas Douglas Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 348 students
    0.2 miles
    21 Davis Street
    Douglas, MA 01516
    (508) 476-3332
    0.2 6-8 348
  • Douglas Douglas High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 382 students
    0.4 miles
    33 Davis Street
    Douglas, MA 01516
    (508) 476-4100
    0.4 9-12 382
  • Whitinsville W Edward Balmer
    Grades: 2-4 | 505 students
    3.5 miles
    21 Crescent Street
    Whitinsville, MA 01588
    (508) 234-8161
    3.5 2-4 505
  • Whitinsville Northbridge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 567 students
    3.6 miles
    427 Linwood Avenue
    Whitinsville, MA 01588
    (508) 234-6221
    3.6 9-12 567

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