Paxton Center

19 West Street
Paxton, MA 01612
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Paxton Center serves 468 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Paxton Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Paxton Center's student population of 468 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Paxton Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paxton Center is 0.24, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#692 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
87%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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