Page Hilltop Elementary School

115 Washington Street
Ayer, MA 01432
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Page Hilltop Elementary School serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Page Hilltop Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Page Hilltop Elementary School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Page Hilltop Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Page Hilltop Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#805 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
68%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Page Hilltop Elementary School's ranking?
Page Hilltop Elementary School is ranked #805 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Page Hilltop Elementary School?
540 students attend Page Hilltop Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Page Hilltop Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Page Hilltop Elementary School?
Page Hilltop Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Page Hilltop Elementary School offer ?
Page Hilltop Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Page Hilltop Elementary School part of?
Page Hilltop Elementary School is part of Ayer Shirley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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