Taunton School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 13 public schools managed by Taunton School District serving 8,005 students in Taunton, Massachusetts.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

Taunton School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Taunton Benjamin Friedman Middle School
    500 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1493

    Grades: 5-7 | 804 students
  • East Taunton East Taunton Elementary School
    58r Stevens Street
    East Taunton, MA 02718
    (508)821-1330

    Grades: K-4 | 607 students
  • Taunton Edmund Hatch Bennett
    47 North Walker Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1245

    Grades: K-4 | 333 students
  • Taunton Edward F. Leddy Preschool
    36 Second Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1275

    Grades: PK | 329 students
  • Taunton Elizabeth Pole
    215 Harris Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1260

    Grades: K-4 | 610 students
  • Taunton H H Galligan
    15 Sheridan Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1295

    Grades: K-4 | 246 students
  • Taunton Hopewell
    16 Monroe Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1240

    Grades: K-4 | 292 students
  • Taunton John F Parker Middle School
    60 Williams Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1112

    Grades: 5-7 | 453 students
  • Taunton Joseph C Chamberlain
    480 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-3216

    Grades: K-4 | 529 students
  • East Taunton Joseph H Martin
    131 Caswell Street
    East Taunton, MA 02718
    (508)821-1250

    Grades: 5-7 | 722 students
  • Taunton Mulcahey Elementary School
    28 Clifford Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1255

    Grades: K-4 | 489 students
  • Taunton Taunton Alternative High School Alternative School
    120 Cohannet Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)844-5822

    Grades: 8-12 | 89 students
  • Taunton Taunton High School
    50 Williams Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1101

    Grades: 8-12 | 2502 students

Overview

School District NameTaunton School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students8,005 students
# of Teachers449 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
# of Male Students3,893 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students4,112 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.50
# of American Indian Students18 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students113 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students917 students
% Hispanic Students
11%
# of Black Students1,098 students
% Black Students
14%
# of White Students5,475 students
% White Students
68%
# of Hawaiian Students17 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students365 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:329
# of Students in Kindergarten:584
# of Students in 1st Grade:616
# of Students in 2nd Grade:605
# of Students in 3rd Grade:651
# of Students in 4th Grade:650
# of Students in 5th Grade:659
# of Students in 6th Grade:618
# of Students in 7th Grade:702
# of Students in 8th Grade:644
# of Students in 9th Grade:505
# of Students in 10th Grade:499
# of Students in 11th Grade:445
# of Students in 12th Grade:482
# of Ungraded Students:16

District Comparison

  • Taunton School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,105 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,877. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $17,209 is less than the state average of $19,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$101 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Taunton School District and average revenue for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$132 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Taunton School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,105$20,877
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Taunton School District and average revenue per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$17,209$19,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Taunton School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Taunton School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.50, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.35. The most diverse school in the district is John F Parker Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.