Harwich Elementary School

263 South Street
Harwich, MA 02645
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Harwich Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harwich Elementary School's student population of 492 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Harwich Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Harwich Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#758 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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38%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harwich Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year data.
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harwich Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
77%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Harwich Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harwich Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harwich Elementary School's ranking?
Harwich Elementary School is ranked #758 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Harwich Elementary School often compared to?
Harwich Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ezra H Baker Innovation School, Forestdale School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Harwich Elementary School?
492 students attend Harwich Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Harwich Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harwich Elementary School?
Harwich Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Harwich Elementary School offer ?
Harwich Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Harwich Elementary School part of?
Harwich Elementary School is part of Monomoy Regional School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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