Helen Keller Elementary School

  • Helen Keller Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Helen Keller Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Helen Keller Elementary School's student population of 402 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students402 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Helen Keller Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helen Keller Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Helen Keller Elementary School is 0.15, which is less 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#594 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Helen Keller 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Helen Keller Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Helen Keller Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
92%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Helen Keller Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Helen Keller Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.150.59
This chart display the diversity score of Helen Keller Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Helen Keller Elementary School 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
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Helen Keller Elementary School 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 NameFranklin School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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