Old Mill Pond

  • Old Mill Pond serves 687 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Old Mill Pond 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 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Old Mill Pond's student population of 687 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students687 students
This chart display total students of Old Mill Pond by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Old Mill Pond
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Old Mill Pond by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Old Mill Pond by grade.

School Comparison

  • Old Mill Pond 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 Old Mill Pond is 0.41, 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#1176 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Old Mill Pond, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Old Mill Pond and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Old Mill Pond and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Old Mill Pond and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Old Mill Pond and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Old Mill Pond and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
76%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Old Mill Pond and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Old Mill Pond and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Old Mill Pond. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.410.59
This chart display the diversity score of Old Mill Pond and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Old Mill Pond and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Old Mill Pond 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 NamePalmer School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Old Mill Pond is Palmer High School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmer Palmer High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 713 students
    0.2 miles
    4105 Main Street
    Palmer, MA 01069
    (413) 283-6511
    0.2 6-12 713
  • Palmer Pathfinder Vocational Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 614 students
    0.3 miles
    240 Sykes Street
    Palmer, MA 01069
    (413) 283-9701
    0.3 9-12 614
  • Westborough West Area Special Education School

    1.5 miles
    167 - 169 Lyman Street, C/o Ha
    Westborough, MA 01581
    (781) 338-3305
    1.5 n/a n/a
  • Monson Monson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 258 students
    5.3 miles
    55 Margaret Street
    Monson, MA 01057
    (413) 267-4589
    5.3 9-12 258
  • Monson Quarry Hill Community School
    Grades: PK-4 | 393 students
    5.3 miles
    43 Margaret Street
    Monson, MA 01057
    (413) 267-4160
    5.3 PK-4 393

School Reviews

Review Old Mill Pond. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Gang activity continues to be prevalent throughout public schools, ranging from urban cities to suburban enclaves. Learn about how public schools are combating gang violence today with comprehensive initiatives.
With the end of the “No Child Left Behind” program looming, it appears that almost 80% of our country’s schools will get a failing grade, according to federal standards. Could waivers help repair the broken NCLB program?
Amidst the controversy surrounding President Obama's school address, learn about whether or not parents have any rights in choosing who their children's public schools invite as speakers.