Ralph C Mahar Regional

  • Ralph C Mahar Regional serves 641 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ralph C Mahar Regional 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ralph C Mahar Regional's student population of 641 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ralph C Mahar Regional is ranked within the bottom 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 Ralph C Mahar Regional is 0.27, 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#930 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.59
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRalph C Mahar School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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