901 Route 134/drwr R
South Dennis, MA 02660
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nathaniel H. Wixon School serves 476 students in grades 4-6.
Nathaniel H. Wixon 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Nathaniel H. Wixon School's student population of 476 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Nathaniel H. Wixon School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nathaniel H. Wixon School is 0.54, which is less than 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
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1323 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
22%
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Black
10%
10%
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White
66%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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