Rice Square

  • Rice Square serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rice Square 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 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Rice Square's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rice Square 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 Rice Square is 0.71, which is more 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#1456 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
43%
20%
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Black
17%
9%
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White
27%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rice Square. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.710.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rice Square 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 NameWorcester 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
  • Worcester Worcester East Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 821 students
    0.4 miles
    420 Grafton Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3430
    0.4 6-8 821
  • Worcester Grafton Street
    Grades: K-6 | 387 students
    0.7 miles
    311 Grafton Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3478
    0.7 K-6 387
  • Worcester Union Hill School
    Grades: K-6 | 454 students
    0.7 miles
    1 Chapin Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3600
    0.7 K-6 454
  • Worcester Vernon Hill School
    Grades: PK-6 | 536 students
    0.9 miles
    211 Providence Street
    Worcester, MA 01607
    (508) 799-3630
    0.9 PK-6 536
  • Worcester North High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,292 student
    1.1 miles
    140 Harrington Way
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3370
    1.1 9-12 1,292

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