Joseph Metcalf School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
2019 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Joseph Metcalf School serves 259 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Joseph Metcalf School 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Joseph Metcalf School's student population of 259 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students259 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Joseph Metcalf School 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 Joseph Metcalf School is 0.57, 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
#1293 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
52%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
54%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
37%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolyoke School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joseph Metcalf School is Holyoke High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Morgan Full Service Community School (0.1 miles away)
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Everyone if helpful and nice. My daughter is happy and learning a lot. She loves yoga, and center time. She is building great friendships and is eger to learn. Before Metcalf she had no intrest in learning.
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