Essex Elementary School serves 219 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Essex Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 219 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 5%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Essex Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Essex Elementary School's student population of 219 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Essex Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Essex Elementary School is 0.10, 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
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Essex Elementary School's ranking?
Essex Elementary School is ranked #400 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Essex Elementary School?
219 students attend Essex Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Essex Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Essex Elementary School?
Essex Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Essex Elementary School offer ?
Essex Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Essex Elementary School part of?
Essex Elementary School is part of Manchester Essex Regional School District.
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