Heard Street

  • Heard Street serves 296 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Heard Street 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Heard Street places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Heard Street's student population of 296 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students296 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Heard Street
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heard Street 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 Heard Street is 0.69, 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#1052 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
27%
20%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
46%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heard Street 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 NameWorcester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Worcester Gates Lane
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    0.8 miles
    1238 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3488
    0.8 PK-6 569
  • Worcester South High Community
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,407 student
    1.2 miles
    170 Apricot Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3325
    1.2 9-12 1,407
  • Worcester Sullivan Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 865 students
    1.2 miles
    140 Apricot Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3350
    1.2 6-8 865
  • Worcester University Pk Campus School
    Grades: 7-12 | 239 students
    1.4 miles
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3591
    1.4 7-12 239
  • Worcester Columbus Park
    Grades: PK-6 | 507 students
    1.5 miles
    75 Lovell Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3490
    1.5 PK-6 507

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