Shawsheen Elementary School

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Shawsheen Elementary School serves 345 students in grades 1-3.
Shawsheen Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) 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 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Shawsheen Elementary School's student population of 345 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students345 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Shawsheen Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Shawsheen Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Shawsheen Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#688 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilmington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shawsheen Elementary School is Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilmington Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Intermediate (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilmington West Intermediate Math: 64% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 247 students
    1.2 miles
    22 Carter Lane
    Wilmington, MA 01887
    (978) 694-6050
    1.2 4-5 247
  • Wilmington Wilmington Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 836 students
    1.2 miles
    25 Carter Lane
    Wilmington, MA 01887
    (978) 694-6080
    1.2 6-8 836
  • Billerica Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,326 student
    1.3 miles
    100 Cook Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 667-2111
    1.3 9-12 1,326
  • Wilmington Boutwell
    Grades: PK-K | 160 students
    1.4 miles
    17 Boutwell Avenue
    Wilmington, MA 01887
    (978) 694-6070
    1.4 PK-K 160
  • Billerica John F Kennedy Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 313 students
    1.4 miles
    20 Kimbrough Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8570
    1.4 K-5 313

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