H H Galligan

  • H H Galligan serves 246 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

H H Galligan places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • H H Galligan's student population of 246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students246 students
This chart display total students of H H Galligan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of H H Galligan
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of H H Galligan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of H H Galligan by grade.

School Comparison

  • H H Galligan's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of H H Galligan is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1238 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of H H Galligan and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of H H Galligan and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of H H Galligan and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in H H Galligan and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in H H Galligan and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
22%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in H H Galligan and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in H H Galligan and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in H H Galligan and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in H H Galligan.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.620.35
This chart display the diversity score of H H Galligan and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in H H Galligan 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in H H Galligan 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaunton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Taunton Mulcahey Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 489 students
    0.3 miles
    28 Clifford Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1255
    0.3 K-4 489
  • Taunton Taunton Alternative High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 89 students
    0.6 miles
    120 Cohannet Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)844-5822
    0.6 8-12 89
  • Taunton Edward F. Leddy Preschool
    Grades: PK | 329 students
    0.8 miles
    36 Second Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1275
    0.8 PK 329
  • Taunton Edmund Hatch Bennett
    Grades: K-4 | 333 students
    1.5 miles
    47 North Walker Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1245
    1.5 K-4 333
  • Taunton Hopewell
    Grades: K-4 | 292 students
    1.5 miles
    16 Monroe Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1240
    1.5 K-4 292

School Reviews

Review H H Galligan. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn how various states regulate maximum class sizes.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.