Taunton School District

215 Harris Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 2,792 students in Taunton School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Massachusetts.
Public High Schools in Taunton School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Massachusetts public high school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Public High School in Taunton School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Massachusetts average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Taunton High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Massachusetts or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public high school average of 45% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
12 Schools
411 Schools
# Students
7,757 Students
328,377 Students
# Teachers
540 Teachers
27,355 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Taunton 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#332 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Taunton  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
19%
37%
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 2020-21 school year data.
36%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Taunton  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.63
# American Indian Students
34 Students
818 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
79 Students
22,215 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
1,085 Students
74,415 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
23%
# Black Students
1,619 Students
36,403 Students
% Black Students
21%
11%
# White Students
4,466 Students
181,390 Students
% White Students
58%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
13 Students
315 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
459 Students
12,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
264
1,059
# Students in K Grade:
582
1,577
# Students in 1st Grade:
527
1,638
# Students in 2nd Grade:
558
1,775
# Students in 3rd Grade:
586
1,897
# Students in 4th Grade:
590
2,026
# Students in 5th Grade:
599
2,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
606
5,331
# Students in 7th Grade:
653
8,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
662
12,854
# Students in 9th Grade:
528
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
549
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
501
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
543
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
9
1,549

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,816 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,484 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$185 MM
$21,850 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$167 MM
$22,544 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,816
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Taunton  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
$21,484
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Taunton  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 Taunton School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Taunton Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Cohannet Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 844-5822
Grades: 10-12
| 72 students
Rank: #22.
Taunton High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Williams Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1101
Grades: 8-12
| 2,720 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,757 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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