Mulcahey Elementary School

Mulcahey Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mulcahey Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Mulcahey Elementary School's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Mulcahey Elementary 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 Mulcahey Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to 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
#1507 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
60%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mulcahey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaunton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mulcahey Elementary School is Taunton Alternative High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Friedman Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is H H Galligan (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Taunton H H Galligan
    Grades: K-4 | 240 students
    0.3 miles
    15 Sheridan Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1295
    0.3 K-4 240
  • Westborough Southeast Area Special Education School

    0.6 miles
    167-169 Lyman Street, C/o Hadl
    Westborough, MA 01581
    (781) 338-3305
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Taunton Taunton Alternative High School Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 95 students
    0.8 miles
    120 Cohannet Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 844-5822
    0.8 10-12 95
  • Taunton Edward F. Leddy Preschool
    Grades: PK | 338 students
    1.1 miles
    36 Second Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1275
    1.1 PK 338
  • Taunton Edmund Hatch Bennett
    Grades: K-4 | 332 students
    1.3 miles
    47 North Walker Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1245
    1.3 K-4 332

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