Helen Hansen Elementary School

1800 Central Street
Stoughton, MA 02072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 276 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Helen Hansen Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Helen Hansen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Helen Hansen Elementary School's student population of 276 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Hansen Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Helen Hansen Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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)
#985 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
37%
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40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
23%
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Black
20%
10%
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White
50%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Helen Hansen Elementary School's ranking?
Helen Hansen Elementary School is ranked #985 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Helen Hansen Elementary School often compared to?
Helen Hansen Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dean S Luce, Center School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Helen Hansen Elementary School?
276 students attend Helen Hansen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Helen Hansen Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Helen Hansen Elementary School?
Helen Hansen Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Helen Hansen Elementary School offer ?
Helen Hansen Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Helen Hansen Elementary School part of?
Helen Hansen Elementary School is part of Stoughton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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