Old Post Road

  • Old Post Road serves 419 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Old Post Road placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Old Post Road places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Old Post Road's student population of 419 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Old Post Road is ranked within the top 20% 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 Post Road is 0.26, 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#293 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
86%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Old Post Road and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalpole School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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