115 Southworth Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Philip G Coburn serves 471 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Philip G Coburn placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Philip G Coburn's student population of 471 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Philip G Coburn is ranked within the bottom 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 Philip G Coburn is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1454 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
22%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
50%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Philip G Coburn?

471 students attend Philip G Coburn.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

50% of Philip G Coburn students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Philip G Coburn?

Philip G Coburn has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Philip G Coburn offer ?

Philip G Coburn offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Philip G Coburn part of?

Philip G Coburn is part of West Springfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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