Provincetown Schools

  • Provincetown Schools serves 129 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Provincetown Schools places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Provincetown Schools's student population of 129 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students129 students
This chart display total students of Provincetown Schools by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Provincetown Schools
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Provincetown Schools by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Provincetown Schools by grade.

School Comparison

  • Provincetown Schools's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Provincetown Schools is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1204 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Provincetown Schools and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Provincetown Schools and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Provincetown Schools and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
20%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Provincetown Schools.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.630.35
This chart display the diversity score of Provincetown Schools and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Provincetown Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvincetown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Provincetown Schools. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As the school year kicks into full swing, we examine the many fees and other hidden costs lurking in a “free” public education today.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.