Houghton Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Houghton 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 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 327 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 23%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Houghton Elementary School's student population of 327 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Houghton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Houghton Elementary School is 0.39, which is less 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
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#546 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Houghton Elementary School's ranking?
Houghton Elementary School is ranked #546 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Houghton Elementary School?
327 students attend Houghton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Houghton Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houghton Elementary School?
Houghton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Houghton Elementary School offer ?
Houghton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Houghton Elementary School part of?
Houghton Elementary School is part of Wachusett School District.
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