298 Shawsheen Avenue
Wilmington, MA 01887
Rating
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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-3
Total Students
345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Shawsheen Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#734 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Students: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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