500 Lincoln Street
Franklin, MA 02038
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Helen Keller Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Helen Keller Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (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 12% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Helen Keller Elementary School's student population of 327 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Keller Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Helen Keller Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#414 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
22%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
88%
57%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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