30 Surfside Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Nantucket Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Nantucket Elementary School's student population of 396 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Nantucket Elementary School is 0.62, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
36%
53%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
35%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
43%
22%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
44%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 53% MA state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Nantucket Elementary School?

396 students attend Nantucket Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Nantucket Elementary School students are White, 43% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Nantucket Elementary School?

Nantucket Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Nantucket Elementary School offer ?

Nantucket Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Nantucket Elementary School part of?

Nantucket Elementary School is part of Nantucket School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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