Plum Cove School

  • Plum Cove School serves 212 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Plum Cove 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Plum Cove School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Plum Cove School's student population of 212 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plum Cove 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 Plum Cove School is 0.19, 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#749 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
90%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGloucester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gloucester Beeman Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
    2.6 miles
    138 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9825
    2.6 K-5 339
  • Rockport Rockport Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    2.9 miles
    34 Jerdens Lane
    Rockport, MA 01966
    (978) 546-1220
    2.9 PK-5 393
  • Rockport Rockport High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
    2.9 miles
    24 Jerdens Lane
    Rockport, MA 01966
    (978) 546-1234
    2.9 9-12 286
  • Rockport Rockport Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 225 students
    2.9 miles
    26 Jerdens Lane
    Rockport, MA 01966
    (978) 546-1250
    2.9 6-8 225
  • Gloucester Ralph B O'maley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 670 students
    3.2 miles
    32 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9850
    3.2 6-8 670

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