Parmenter

235 Wachusett Street
Franklin, MA 02038
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 301 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Parmenter 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 40-44% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Parmenter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Parmenter's student population of 301 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Parmenter 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 Parmenter is 0.41, 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
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State Level (MA)
#546 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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40-44%
37%
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60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
76%
56%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
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 Parmenter's ranking?
Parmenter is ranked #546 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Parmenter often compared to?
Parmenteris often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson Elementary School, Helen Keller Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Parmenter?
301 students attend Parmenter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Parmenter students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parmenter?
Parmenter has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Parmenter offer ?
Parmenter offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Parmenter part of?
Parmenter is part of Franklin School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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