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 477 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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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 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
477 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Elm Park Community is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Elm Park Community is 0.59, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1503 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
59%
20%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
21%
60%
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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
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

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