Sippican serves 396 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sippican 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 62% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 396 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 15%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 60% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 62% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Sippican's student population of 396 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sippican 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 Sippican is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#552 out of 1667 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
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