30 Surfside Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Nantucket Elementary School serves 363 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 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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Nantucket Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Nantucket Elementary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Nantucket Elementary School is 0.61, which is more 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 Data
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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
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
20%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
49%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 20% in MA)

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