Paper Mill

148 Paper Mill Rd
Westfield, MA 01085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Paper Mill serves 412 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Paper Mill 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Paper Mill's student population of 412 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students412 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Paper Mill
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Paper Mill 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 Paper Mill is 0.47, 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
#1124 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
69%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paper Mill is Westfield High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is North Middle School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westfield North Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 676 students
    1.9 miles
    350 Southampton Road
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6441
    1.9 6-8 676
  • Westfield Southampton Road Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
    1.9 miles
    330 Southampton Rd
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6435
    1.9 K-5 425
  • Westfield Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 196 students
    2.1 miles
    35 White Street
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6422
    2.1 PK 196
  • Westfield Munger Hill Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 379 students
    2.5 miles
    33 Mallard Lane
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6520
    2.5 K-5 379
  • Westfield South Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 588 students
    2.6 miles
    30 West Silver Street
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 568-1900
    2.6 6-8 588

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