Saugus School District

23 Main Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,742 students in Saugus School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Massachusetts.
Public Elementary Schools in Saugus School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,384 Schools
# Students
2,436 Students
603,789 Students
# Teachers
153 Teachers
50,699 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Saugus 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 85-89% has decreased from 89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#279 out of 397 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Saugus  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saugus  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.
36%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saugus  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.
85-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Saugus  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.64
# American Indian Students
20 Students
1,304 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
147 Students
43,809 Students
% Asian Students
6%
7%
# Hispanic Students
629 Students
145,992 Students
% Hispanic Students
26%
24%
# Black Students
123 Students
60,055 Students
% Black Students
5%
10%
# White Students
1,436 Students
324,140 Students
% White Students
59%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
508 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
72 Students
27,659 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
53
18,456
# Students in K Grade:
152
59,542
# Students in 1st Grade:
168
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
183
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
188
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
196
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
194
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
201
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
193
57,974
# Students in 8th Grade:
214
56,256
# Students in 9th Grade:
173
5,454
# Students in 10th Grade:
173
4,967
# Students in 11th Grade:
174
4,614
# Students in 12th Grade:
168
4,344
# Ungraded Students:
6
155

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,381 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,768 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$64 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Saugus  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)
$60 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Saugus  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)
$26,381
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Saugus  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)
$24,768
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Saugus  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 Saugus School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Belmonte Steam Academy
(Math: 43% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Dow Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 484-5800
Grades: 2-5
| 761 students
Rank: #22.
Veterans Memorial
(Math: 26% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
39 Hurd Avenue
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-8166
Grades: PK-1
| 373 students
Rank: #33.
Saugus Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Dow Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-5052
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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