J Harding Armstrong

  • J Harding Armstrong serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • J Harding Armstrong placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • J Harding Armstrong's student population of 422 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J Harding Armstrong is ranked within the top 30% 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 J Harding Armstrong is 0.58, 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#415 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
41%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
50%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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