South Elementary School

55 Woburn Street
Andover, MA 01810
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 435 students in grades Kindergarten-5, South Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 20% in MA
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 435 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

South Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#166 out of 1631 schools
(Top 20%)
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68%
41%
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71%
44%
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70-74%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
72%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
This chart display the diversity score of South Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Elementary School's ranking?
South Elementary School is ranked #166 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are South Elementary School often compared to?
South Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like High Plain Elementary School, West Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend South Elementary School?
435 students attend South Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of South Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Elementary School?
South Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does South Elementary School offer ?
South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Elementary School part of?
South Elementary School is part of Andover School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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