64 Brookline Rd
Townsend, MA 01469
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne Brook serves 488 students in grades 5-8.
Hawthorne Brook placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Hawthorne Brook's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne Brook is ranked within the bottom 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 Hawthorne Brook is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#888 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
22%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
91%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17

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