1238 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Gates Lane serves 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Gates Lane 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 25% (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 32% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Gates Lane ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Gates Lane's student population of 569 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Gates Lane 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 Gates Lane is 0.74, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1464 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
20%
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Black
17%
9%
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White
28%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 1%)

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