45 Amherst Road
Amherst, MA 01002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pelham Elementary School serves 127 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Pelham Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pelham Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Pelham Elementary School's student population of 127 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pelham Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#286 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
82%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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-6
  • Students: 127 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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