Athol-Royalston School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,500 students in Athol-Royalston School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Athol-Royalston School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Athol-Royalston School District are Royalston Community School, Athol High School and Athol Community Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Athol-Royalston School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Athol-Royalston School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
1,500 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
109 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Athol-Royalston School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#345 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Athol-Royalston  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Athol-Royalston  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Athol-Royalston  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Athol-Royalston  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.27
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
16 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
130 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
20%
# Black Students
23 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# White Students
1,275 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
85%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
93
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
124
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
120
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
121
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
115
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
121
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
122
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
107
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
100
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
109
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
93
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
72
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
102
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
6
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,063 in this school district is less than the state median of $21,203. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,069 is less than the state median of $19,776. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Athol-Royalston  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$27 MM
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Revenue / Student
$19,063
$21,203
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Athol-Royalston  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,069
$19,776
This chart display average spending per public school student in Athol-Royalston  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Athol-Royalston School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Royalston Community School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
96 Winchendon Rd
Royalston, MA 01368
(978) 249-2900
Grades: K-6
| 139 students
Rank: #22.
Athol High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2363 Main Street
Athol, MA 01331
(978) 249-2435
Grades: 9-12
| 368 students
Rank: #33.
Athol Community Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1064 Pleasant Street
Athol, MA 01331
(978) 249-2406
Grades: PK-4
| 602 students
Rank: #44.
Athol-royalston Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1062 Pleasant Street
Athol, MA 01331
(978) 249-2430
Grades: 5-8
| 391 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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