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Overview

School District NameTaunton School District
School District Websitehttp://www.tauntonschools.org
School District Phone Number(508) 821-1201
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools13 Schools1,854 Schools
# of Students8,096 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers533 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1

District Comparison

  • Taunton 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 89% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#333 out of 403 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Taunton  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Taunton  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Taunton  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Taunton  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.530.59
# of American Indian Students14 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students112 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# of Hispanic Students959 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
20%
# of Black Students1,233 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
15%
9%
# of White Students5,349 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
66%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students13 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students415 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:33830,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:59565,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:60768,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:59968,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:64570,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:64472,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:65872,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:66171,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:61670,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:69371,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:55176,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:51073,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:52371,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:44270,028
# of Ungraded Students:141,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,599 in this school district is less 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 $16,054 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$151 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Taunton  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$130 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Taunton  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$18,599$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Taunton  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$16,054$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Taunton  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.

Taunton School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hopewell Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    16 Monroe Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1240

    Grades: K-4 | 274 students
  • East Taunton Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    58r Stevens Street
    East Taunton, MA 02718
    (508) 821-1330

    Grades: K-4 | 618 students
  • Taunton High School Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    50 Williams Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1101

    Grades: 8-12 | 2,638 students
  • Taunton Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    120 Cohannet Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 844-5822

    Grades: 10-12 | 95 students
  • Joseph C Chamberlain Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    480 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-3216

    Grades: K-4 | 517 students
  • H H Galligan Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    15 Sheridan Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1295

    Grades: K-4 | 240 students
  • Benjamin Friedman Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    500 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1493

    Grades: 5-7 | 762 students
  • Edmund Hatch Bennett Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    47 North Walker Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1245

    Grades: K-4 | 332 students
  • Elizabeth Pole Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    215 Harris Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1260

    Grades: K-4 | 622 students
  • Joseph H Martin Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    131 Caswell Street
    East Taunton, MA 02718
    (508) 821-1250

    Grades: 5-7 | 676 students
  • John F Parker Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    60 Williams Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1112

    Grades: 5-7 | 497 students
  • Mulcahey Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    28 Clifford Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1255

    Grades: K-4 | 487 students
  • Edward F. Leddy Preschool
    36 Second Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1275

    Grades: PK | 338 students
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