94 Powder Mill Rd
Southwick, MA 01077
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Powder Mill School serves 442 students in grades 3-6.
Powder Mill School 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 35% (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 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Powder Mill School's student population of 442 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Powder Mill School 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 Powder Mill School is 0.21, 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
#1262 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
89%
60%
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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
0.21
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Students: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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