Hancock

  • Hancock serves 659 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hancock 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Hancock's student population of 659 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students659 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hancock
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hancock 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 Hancock is 0.64, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1447 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
49%
9%
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White
35%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hancock. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hancock 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
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hancock 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 NameBrockton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brockton West Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 637 students
    1.2 miles
    271 West St
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7381
    1.2 6-8 637
  • Brockton Edison Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 196 students
    1.5 miles
    470 Forest Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7638
    1.5 9-12 196
  • Brockton Manthala George Junior School
    Grades: K-5 | 920 students
    1.6 miles
    180 Colonel Bell Drive
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7913
    1.6 K-5 920
  • Brockton Brockton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4,123 students
    1.7 miles
    470 Forest Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7633
    1.7 9-12 4,123
  • North Easton Moreau Hall
    Grades: PK-2 | 227 students
    1.9 miles
    360 Washington Street
    North Easton, MA 02356
    (508) 230-3235
    1.9 PK-2 227

School Reviews

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Considering there are 30 children in my child`s classroom, Hancock is a great school. The Principal, Mr. Shaw, is hands on and very approachable. We are moving out of town and hope the new school is as exceptional as Hancock.
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