Plymouth School District

11 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 7,196 students in Plymouth School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Plymouth School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
7,196 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
621 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Plymouth 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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#198 out of 397 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plymouth  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
41%
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 2021-22 school year data.
48%
44%
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 2021-22 school year data.
96%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Plymouth  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.63
# American Indian Students
13 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
67 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
548 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
23%
# Black Students
165 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
6,050 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
84%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
343 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
189
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
544
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
505
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
505
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
529
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
519
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
485
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
475
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
532
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
554
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
655
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
590
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
562
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
552
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,841 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,678 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$172 MM
$21,850 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$170 MM
$22,544 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$23,841
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Plymouth  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$23,678
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Plymouth  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Plymouth School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Manomet Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
70 Manomet Point Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4380
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
Rank: #22.
Plymouth South High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
490 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 224-7512
Grades: 9-12
| 1,049 students
Rank: #33.
Cold Spring
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25 Alden Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4335
Grades: K-5
| 219 students
Rank: #44.
Plymouth North High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
41 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,310 students
Rank: #55.
Federal Furnace School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
860 Federal Furnace Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4360
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #66.
Indian Brook
(Math: 44% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1181 State Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4370
Grades: K-5
| 562 students
Rank: #77.
Nathaniel Morton Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4320
Grades: K-5
| 504 students
Rank: #88.
South Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
178 Bourne Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4390
Grades: K-5
| 645 students
Rank: #99.
West Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Plympton Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4350
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #1010.
Plymouth South Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
488 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 224-2725
Grades: 6-8
| 663 students
Rank: #1111.
Hedge
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
258 Standish Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4340
Grades: K-5
| 204 students
Rank: #1212.
Plymouth Commun Intermediate
(Math: 25% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4450
Grades: 6-8
| 898 students
Rank: n/an/a
117 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-4450
Grades: PK
| 189 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Plymouth School District?
Plymouth School District manages 13 public schools serving 7,196 students.
What is the rank of Plymouth School District?
Plymouth School District is ranked #199 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Plymouth School District?
84% of Plymouth School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% 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 Plymouth School District?
Plymouth School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Plymouth School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,678 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : 96% (Top 20% in MA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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