Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School

333 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School serves 615 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Francis T Bresnahan 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School's student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students615 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#468 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
91%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewburyport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School is Newburyport High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rupert A Nock Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edward G. Molin Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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