L G Nourse Elementary School

  • L G Nourse Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • 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 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • L G Nourse 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • L G Nourse Elementary School's student population of 285 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • L G Nourse Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 L G Nourse Elementary School is 0.27, 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#765 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norton Henri A. Yelle
    Grades: 4-5 | 395 students
    1.3 miles
    64 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508) 285-0190
    1.3 4-5 395
  • Norton Norton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 744 students
    1.5 miles
    66 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508) 285-0160
    1.5 9-12 744
  • Norton J C Solmonese
    Grades: PK-3 | 462 students
    2.2 miles
    315 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508) 285-0120
    2.2 PK-3 462
  • Norton Norton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
    2.4 miles
    215 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508) 285-0140
    2.4 6-8 587
  • Taunton Benjamin Friedman Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 762 students
    3.6 miles
    500 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1493
    3.6 5-7 762

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