Northbridge School District
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 public schools in Northbridge School District, serving 2,175 students. Northbridge School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
- Public schools in Northbridge School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
- Minority enrollment is 13% 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.
|School District Name||Northbridge School District|
|School District Website||http://www.nps.org|
|School District Phone Number||(508) 234-8156|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MA)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||1,854 Schools|
|# of Students||2,175 Students||953,660 Students|
|# of Teachers||165 Teachers||73,118 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||13:1|
- Northbridge 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 90-94% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MA)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#264 out of 403 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||2,100 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||18 Students||65,565 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||172 Students||191,095 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||12 Students||86,283 Students|
|% Black Students||n/a|
|# of White Students||1,883 Students||573,115 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||2 Students||812 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||86 Students||34,581 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||76||30,418|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||156||65,872|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||148||68,019|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||156||68,249|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||169||70,066|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||180||72,164|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||157||72,391|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||180||71,172|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||185||70,843|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||201||71,876|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||149||76,601|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||130||73,016|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||140||71,748|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||148||70,028|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||1,197|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $16,683 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $16,356 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MA)|
|Total Revenue||$36 MM||$28 MM|
|Spending||$36 MM||$26 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$16,683||$20,340|
|Revenue / Student||$16,356||$18,839|
Northbridge School District Public Schools (2020-21)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Northbridge High School 427 Linwood Avenue
Whitinsville, MA 01588
Grades: 9-12 | 567 students
- Northbridge Middle School 171 Linwood Avenue
Whitinsville, MA 01588
Grades: 5-8 | 723 students
- W Edward Balmer 21 Crescent Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
Grades: 2-4 | 505 students
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