Marsh Grammar School

309 Pelham Street
Methuen, MA 01844
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Marsh Grammar School serves 1,076 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Marsh Grammar 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,076 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Marsh Grammar School's student population of 1,076 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,076 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Marsh Grammar School 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 Marsh Grammar School is 0.59, 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
#946 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
52%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Marsh Grammar School's ranking?
Marsh Grammar School is ranked #946 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Marsh Grammar School often compared to?
Marsh Grammar Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tenney Grammar School, Donald P Timony Grammar, Comprehensive Grammar School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Marsh Grammar School?
1,076 students attend Marsh Grammar School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Marsh Grammar School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marsh Grammar School?
Marsh Grammar School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Marsh Grammar School offer ?
Marsh Grammar School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Marsh Grammar School part of?
Marsh Grammar School is part of Methuen School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,076 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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