Indian Head

720 Indian Head Street
Hanson, MA 02341
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Indian Head serves 499 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Indian Head 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Indian Head's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Indian Head is ranked within the bottom 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 Indian Head is 0.22, 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
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#914 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
88%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Indian Head's ranking?
Indian Head is ranked #914 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
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 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Indian Head?
499 students attend Indian Head.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Indian Head students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Indian Head?
Indian Head has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Indian Head offer ?
Indian Head offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Indian Head part of?
Indian Head is part of Whitman-Hanson School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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