Paul Hanlon

790 Gay Street
Westwood, MA 02090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Paul Hanlon serves 189 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Paul Hanlon placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Paul Hanlon's student population of 189 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Paul Hanlon is ranked within the top 10% 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 Paul Hanlon is 0.48, 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
#99 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
70%
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
0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
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 Paul Hanlon's ranking?
Paul Hanlon is ranked #99 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Paul Hanlon?
189 students attend Paul Hanlon.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Paul Hanlon students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paul Hanlon?
Paul Hanlon has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Paul Hanlon offer ?
Paul Hanlon offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Paul Hanlon part of?
Paul Hanlon is part of Westwood School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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