Gill-Montague School District

35 Crocker Avenue
Turners Falls, MA 01376
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Gill-Montague School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 845 students in Gill-Montague 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 Gill-Montague School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
845 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
86 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Gill-Montague School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#350 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gill-Montague  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gill-Montague  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gill-Montague  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gill-Montague  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.63
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
128 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
23%
# Black Students
14 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
636 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
75%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
57 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
36
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
82
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
63
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
52
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
68
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
73
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
75
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
58
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
74
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
47
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
55
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
37
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
38
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
7
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $31,361 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $29,244 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$27 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gill-Montague  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Gill-Montague  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$31,361
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gill-Montague  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$29,244
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gill-Montague  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Gill-Montague School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Turners Fall High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
222 Turnpike Rd
Montague, MA 01351
(413) 863-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
Rank: #22.
Gill Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
48 Boyle Rd
Gill, MA 01354
(413) 863-3255
Grades: K-6
| 118 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Great Falls Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
224 Turnpike Rd
Montague, MA 01351
(413) 863-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Sheffield Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Crocker Avenue
Turners Falls, MA 01376
(413) 863-9326
Grades: 2-5
| 209 students
Rank: n/an/a
30 Griswold Street
Turners Falls, MA 01376
(413) 863-9526
Grades: PK-1
| 142 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Gill-Montague School District?
Gill-Montague School District manages 5 public schools serving 845 students.
What is the rank of Gill-Montague School District?
Gill-Montague School District is ranked #350 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Gill-Montague School District?
75% of Gill-Montague School District students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Gill-Montague School District?
Gill-Montague School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Gill-Montague School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $29,244 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 845 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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