George H Potter

  • George H Potter serves 430 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • George H Potter 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • George H Potter's student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George H Potter is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 George H Potter is 0.19, 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#1152 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
90%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDartmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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