Elizabeth Pole

215 Harris Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Elizabeth Pole serves 562 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Elizabeth Pole 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Elizabeth Pole ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Elizabeth Pole's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Elizabeth Pole is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Elizabeth Pole is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1247 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
25%
10%
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White
47%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Elizabeth Pole's ranking?
Elizabeth Pole is ranked #1247 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Elizabeth Pole?
562 students attend Elizabeth Pole.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Elizabeth Pole students are White, 25% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elizabeth Pole?
Elizabeth Pole has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Elizabeth Pole offer ?
Elizabeth Pole offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Elizabeth Pole part of?
Elizabeth Pole is part of Taunton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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