Plymouth School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 7,503 students in Plymouth School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Plymouth School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Plymouth School District are Manomet Elementary School, Plymouth North High School and West Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Plymouth School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Plymouth School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
7,503 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
636 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Plymouth School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#224 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plymouth  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plymouth  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plymouth  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Plymouth  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.59
# American Indian Students
14 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
94 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
360 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
149 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
6,567 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
88%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
315 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
140
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
496
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
533
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
508
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
568
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
557
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
581
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
617
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
559
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
568
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
657
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
593
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
583
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
543
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,150 is higher 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 $30,409 is higher than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$181 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Plymouth  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
$228 MM
$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Plymouth  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
$24,150
$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Plymouth  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
$30,409
$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Plymouth  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.

Best Plymouth School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Manomet Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
70 Manomet Point Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4380
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #22.
Plymouth North High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
41 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,281 students
Rank: #33.
West Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
170 Plympton Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4350
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #44.
Indian Brook
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1181 State Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4370
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #55.
Plymouth South High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
490 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 224-7512
Grades: 9-12
| 1,095 students
Rank: #66.
Plymouth South Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
488 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 224-2725
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Rank: #77.
Plymouth Commun Intermediate
Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4450
Grades: 6-8
| 1,020 students
Rank: #88.
Nathaniel Morton Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4320
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: #99.
Cold Spring
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Alden Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4335
Grades: K-5
| 255 students
Rank: #1010.
South Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
178 Bourne Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4390
Grades: K-5
| 653 students
Rank: #1111.
Hedge
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
258 Standish Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4340
Grades: 1-5
| 154 students
Rank: #1212.
Federal Furnace School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
860 Federal Furnace Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4360
Grades: K-5
| 386 students
117 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4450
Grades: PK
| 140 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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