Groton-Dunstable School District

344 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,262 students in Groton-Dunstable School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Groton-Dunstable School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,845 Schools
# Students
2,262 Students
911,465 Students
# Teachers
190 Teachers
74,040 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Groton-Dunstable School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 398 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 95% has decreased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#46 out of 395 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Groton-Dunstable  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Groton-Dunstable  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)
68%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Groton-Dunstable  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
≥95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Groton-Dunstable  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.28
0.62
# American Indian Students
6 Students
2,040 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
156 Students
66,043 Students
% Asian Students
7%
7%
# Hispanic Students
78 Students
203,337 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
22%
# Black Students
23 Students
85,126 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
1,918 Students
516,267 Students
% White Students
85%
57%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
795 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
75 Students
37,379 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
37
21,176
# Students in K Grade:
127
57,531
# Students in 1st Grade:
155
63,797
# Students in 2nd Grade:
169
65,329
# Students in 3rd Grade:
172
65,809
# Students in 4th Grade:
175
67,009
# Students in 5th Grade:
155
67,520
# Students in 6th Grade:
197
69,383
# Students in 7th Grade:
172
71,643
# Students in 8th Grade:
182
72,334
# Students in 9th Grade:
171
73,353
# Students in 10th Grade:
168
72,925
# Students in 11th Grade:
188
71,581
# Students in 12th Grade:
189
70,499
# Ungraded Students:
5
1,576

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,007 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,177. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,390 is less than the state median of $20,474. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$48 MM
$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Groton-Dunstable  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$44 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total spending of Groton-Dunstable  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,007
$22,177
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Groton-Dunstable  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,390
$20,474
This chart display average spending per public school student in Groton-Dunstable  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Groton-Dunstable School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Groton Dunstable Regional Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
703 Chicoppe Row
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-6362
Grades: 9-12
| 721 students
Rank: #22.
Swallow/union School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
522 Main Street
Dunstable, MA 01827
(978) 649-7281
Grades: K-4
| 283 students
Rank: #33.
Florence Roche School
Math: 58% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
342 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-6665
Grades: K-4
| 515 students
Rank: #44.
Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
346 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-6155
Grades: 5-8
| 706 students
Rank: n/an/a
Boutwell School
78 Hollis Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-2297
Grades: PK
| 37 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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