Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School

493 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School serves 204 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School 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 6-9% (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 25-29% (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 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 204 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School's student population of 204 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School 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 Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School is 0.71, 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
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1454 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
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
44%
23%
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Black
20%
10%
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White
24%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School's ranking?
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School is ranked #1454 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?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School?
204 students attend Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 20% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School?
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School offer ?
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School part of?
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School is part of Worcester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 204 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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