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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Nantucket School District serving 1,583 students in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Nantucket School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Nantucket Cyrus Peirce
    10 Surfside Road
    Nantucket, MA 02554
    (508)228-7283

    Grades: 6-8 | 328 students
  • Nantucket Nantucket Elementary School
    30 Surfside Road
    Nantucket, MA 02554
    (508)228-7290

    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
  • Nantucket Nantucket High School
    10 Surfside Road
    Nantucket, MA 02554
    (508)228-7280

    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students

Overview

School District NameNantucket School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,583 students
# of Teachers138 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
# of Male Students787 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students796 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.60
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students26 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students443 students
% Hispanic Students
28%
# of Black Students175 students
% Black Students
11%
# of White Students881 students
% White Students
56%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students54 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:35
# of Students in Kindergarten:84
# of Students in 1st Grade:117
# of Students in 2nd Grade:121
# of Students in 3rd Grade:134
# of Students in 4th Grade:112
# of Students in 5th Grade:114
# of Students in 6th Grade:120
# of Students in 7th Grade:103
# of Students in 8th Grade:105
# of Students in 9th Grade:144
# of Students in 10th Grade:144
# of Students in 11th Grade:137
# of Students in 12th Grade:111
# of Ungraded Students:2

District Comparison

  • Nantucket School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nantucket 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nantucket 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $23,594 is higher than the state average of $20,877. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $24,735 is higher than the state average of $19,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$33 MM$28 MM
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Spending$34 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Nantucket School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$23,594$20,877
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nantucket School District and average revenue per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$24,735$19,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nantucket School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Nantucket School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.60, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.35. The most diverse school in the district is Nantucket Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.