Danvers School District

All
(7)
All
(7)
 
High
(1)
High
(1)
 
Middle
(1)
Middle
(1)
 
Elementary
(6)
Elementary
(6)
 
Pre-K
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
 
  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 7 public schools in Danvers School District, serving 3,464 students. Danvers School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
  • Public schools in Danvers School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
  • The top ranked public schools in Danvers School District are Danvers High School, Ivan G Smith and Great Oak. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameDanvers School District
School District Websitehttp://danverspublicschools.org
School District Phone Number(978) 777-4539
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools7 Schools1,854 Schools
# of Students3,464 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers265 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1

District Comparison

  • Danvers School District, which is ranked within the
    3/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 403 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Danvers  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Danvers  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Danvers  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.270.59
# of American Indian Students6 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students94 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# of Hispanic Students250 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
20%
# of Black Students70 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# of White Students2,951 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
85%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students91 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8630,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:25865,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:26268,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:26168,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:28570,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:27672,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:27172,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:27371,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:28170,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:27071,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:23176,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:23473,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:24571,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:22870,028
# of Ungraded Students:31,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

    Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
    Total Revenue$69 MM$28 MM
    This chart display total revenue of Danvers  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
    Spending$63 MM$26 MM
    This chart display total spending of Danvers  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
    Revenue / Student$19,92320340
    This chart display average revenue per public school student in Danvers  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
    Spending / Student$18,24818839
    This chart display average spending per public school student in Danvers  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

    Danvers School District Public Schools (2020-21)

    • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
    • Danvers High School Math: 75% | Reading: 93%
      Rank:
      9/
      10
      , Top 20%
      60 Cabot Road
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 777-8925

      Grades: 9-12 | 941 students
    • Ivan G Smith Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
      Rank:
      8/
      10
      , Top 30%
      15 Lobao Drive
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 774-1350

      Grades: K-5 | 283 students
    • Great Oak Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
      Rank:
      6/
      10
      , Top 50%
      76 Pickering Street
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 774-2533

      Grades: K-5 | 379 students
    • Willis E Thorpe Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
      Rank:
      5/
      10
      , Bottom 50%
      1 Avon Road
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 774-6946

      Grades: K-5 | 310 students
    • Highlands Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
      Rank:
      4/
      10
      , Bottom 50%
      190 Hobart Street
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 774-5011

      Grades: K-5 | 373 students
    • Riverside Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
      Rank:
      4/
      10
      , Bottom 50%
      95 Liberty Street
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 774-5010

      Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
    • Holten Richmond Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
      Rank:
      2/
      10
      , Bottom 50%
      55 Conant Street
      Danvers, MA 01923
      (978) 774-8590

      Grades: 6-8 | 824 students
    Recent Articles
    There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.
    Many students are using them to cut the time they need to spend in college, while parents see them as a real money saver. We look at the growing popularity of dual-enrollment programs in high schools today.
    We examine recent efforts by students to overturn the longstanding tradition of segregated proms in many areas of the state, and why the effort still faces challenges today.