Morse Pond School

  • Morse Pond School serves 555 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Morse Pond School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Morse Pond School's student population of 555 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morse Pond School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Morse Pond School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#874 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFalmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Morse Pond School is Falmouth High School (2.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Lawrence (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Mullen-hall (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falmouth Lawrence
    Grades: 7-8 | 599 students
    0.6 miles
    113 Lakeview Avenue
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-0606
    0.6 7-8 599
  • Falmouth Mullen-hall
    Grades: K-4 | 434 students
    0.6 miles
    130 Katherine Lee Bates Rd
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-0220
    0.6 K-4 434
  • East Falmouth Teaticket
    Grades: PK-4 | 365 students
    0.9 miles
    45 Maravista Ave Ext
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-1550
    0.9 PK-4 365
  • Falmouth Falmouth High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 842 students
    2.0 miles
    874 Gifford Street
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 540-2200
    2.0 9-12 842
  • East Falmouth East Falmouth Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 264 students
    2.6 miles
    33 Davisville Rd
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-1052
    2.6 K-4 264

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