Parker

52 River Street
Billerica, MA 01821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Parker serves 502 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Parker 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 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Parker's student population of 502 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Parker 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 Parker is 0.45, 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
#1151 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
73%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillerica School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parker is Billerica Memorial High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Marshall Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Billerica Billerica Memorial High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,340 student
    0.2 miles
    35 River Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8712
    0.2 9-12 1,340
  • Billerica Marshall Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 652 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Floyd Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8670
    0.8 6-8 652
  • North Billerica Frederick J Dutile
    Grades: K-5 | 273 students
    1.1 miles
    10 Dutile School Road
    North Billerica, MA 01862
    (978) 528-8530
    1.1 K-5 273
  • Billerica Locke Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 506 students
    1.4 miles
    110 Allen Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8650
    1.4 6-8 506
  • Billerica Eugene C Vining
    Grades: K-5 | 195 students
    1.8 miles
    121 Lexington Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8630
    1.8 K-5 195

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