Palmer River

326 Winthrop Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Palmer River ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 568 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Palmer River's student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Palmer River ranks within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Palmer River is 0.19, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#807 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmer River 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 2020-21 school year data.
50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmer River 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
90%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
This chart display the diversity score of Palmer River and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palmer River and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmer River and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palmer River's ranking?
Palmer River is ranked #807 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Palmer River often compared to?
Palmer Riveris often viewed alongside schools like Dighton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Palmer River?
568 students attend Palmer River.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Palmer River students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palmer River?
Palmer River has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Palmer River offer ?
Palmer River offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Palmer River part of?
Palmer River is part of Dighton-Rehoboth School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 568 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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