Peter Thacher Elementary School

  • Peter Thacher Elementary School serves 420 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peter Thacher Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Peter Thacher Elementary School's student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peter Thacher Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Peter Thacher Elementary School is 0.54, 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#765 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
66%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAttleboro School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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