Shutesbury Elementary School

  • Shutesbury Elementary School serves 121 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Shutesbury Elementary School's student population of 121 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students121 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Shutesbury Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shutesbury Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shutesbury Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#705 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shutesbury Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shutesbury Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shutesbury Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
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White
83%
61%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shutesbury Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.300.36
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shutesbury Elementary School 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 NameShutesbury School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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