Jackson Street

  • Jackson Street serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jackson Street placed in the bottom 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 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Jackson Street's student population of 358 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Street is ranked within the bottom 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 Jackson Street is 0.60, which is more 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#839 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
60%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson Street. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.600.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jackson Street 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
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jackson Street 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 NameNorthampton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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