76 Pickering Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Great Oak serves 379 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Great Oak placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Great Oak's student population of 379 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Great Oak is ranked within the top 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 Great Oak is 0.35, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#574 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
80%
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
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Great Oak and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Oak and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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