Ellen Bigelow (Closed 2013)

Ellen Bigelow serves 28 students in grades 5-12. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 59%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MA)
(11-12)
<50%
59%
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(11-12)
<50%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ellen Bigelow 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
78%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
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.
0.37
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(10-11)
<50%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ellen Bigelow and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ellen Bigelow and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 59% MA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ellen Bigelow?
The graduation rate of Ellen Bigelow is 50%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 83%.
How many students attend Ellen Bigelow?
28 students attend Ellen Bigelow.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Ellen Bigelow students are White, 14% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ellen Bigelow?
Ellen Bigelow has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ellen Bigelow offer ?
Ellen Bigelow offers enrollment in grades 5-12
What school district is Ellen Bigelow part of?
Ellen Bigelow is part of Athol-Royalston School District.

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