Elm Park Community

23 North Ashland Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Elm Park Community serves 398 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Elm Park Community 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 4% (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 24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Elm Park Community ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Elm Park Community's student population of 398 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Elm Park Community 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 Elm Park Community is 0.57, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1544 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
62%
23%
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Black
13%
10%
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White
18%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Elm Park Community's ranking?
Elm Park Community is ranked #1544 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?
4% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Elm Park Community?
398 students attend Elm Park Community.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Elm Park Community students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elm Park Community?
Elm Park Community has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Elm Park Community offer ?
Elm Park Community offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Elm Park Community part of?
Elm Park Community is part of Worcester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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