Sanderson Academy

  • Sanderson Academy serves 159 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sanderson Academy 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 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Sanderson Academy's student population of 159 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 85% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students159 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sanderson Academy 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 Sanderson Academy is 0.15, 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#1201 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sanderson Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
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White
92%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sanderson Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sanderson Academy 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 NameMohawk Trail School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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