Fitchburg School District

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Overview

School District NameFitchburg School District
School District Websitehttp://www.fitchburgschools.org
School District Phone Number(978) 345-3200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools8 Schools1,854 Schools
# of Students5,349 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers367 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1

District Comparison

  • Fitchburg School District, which is ranked within the 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 76% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#379 out of 403 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fitchburg  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fitchburg  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)
28%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fitchburg  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
76%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fitchburg  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.640.59
# of American Indian Students2 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students264 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
5%
7%
# of Hispanic Students2,703 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
51%
20%
# of Black Students315 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
6%
9%
# of White Students1,679 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
31%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students382 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:20830,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:41865,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:45068,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:43568,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:46470,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:44772,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:40972,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:42871,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:40870,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:33871,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:31076,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:30273,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:34671,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:37170,028
# of Ungraded Students:151,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,212 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,906 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$92 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fitchburg  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$90 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Fitchburg  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$17,212$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fitchburg  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.
Revenue / Student$16,906$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fitchburg  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.

Fitchburg School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Fitchburg High School Math: 62% | Reading: 80%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    140 Arn-how Farm Rd
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 345-3240

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,205 student
  • Crocker Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    200 Bigelow Dr
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 345-3290

    Grades: PK-4 | 665 students
  • Goodrich Academy Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    111 Goodrich Street
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 345-3244

    Grades: 9-12 | 169 students
  • South Street Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    376 South Street
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 348-2300

    Grades: PK-4 | 666 students
  • Memorial Intermediate Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    615 Rollstone Street
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 345-3295

    Grades: 5-8 | 708 students
  • Arthur M Longsjo Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 33%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    98 Academy Street
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 343-2146

    Grades: 5-8 | 590 students
  • Reingold Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    70 Reingold Avenue
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 345-3287

    Grades: PK-4 | 665 students
  • Mckay Arts Academy Math: 22% | Reading: 23%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    67 Rindge Road
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 665-3187

    Grades: PK-8 | 681 students
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