South Memorial

  • South Memorial serves 465 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • South Memorial's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Memorial's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Memorial is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#965 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
86%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Memorial.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.260.35
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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 South Memorial 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 NamePeabody School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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    Grades: 6-8 | 1339 students
    0.8 miles
    85 Perkins Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978)536-4800
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  • Peabody William A Welch Senior
    Grades: PK-5 | 372 students
    0.9 miles
    50 Swampscott Avenue
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978)536-5775
    0.9 PK-5 372
  • Peabody Center
    Grades: K-5 | 386 students
    1.0 miles
    18 Irving Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
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  • Salem Witchcraft Heights
    Grades: K-5 | 479 students
    1.5 miles
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    (978)740-1271
    1.5 K-5 479

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Good teachers. Great kids. Strong parent body. Lots of activities. Lots of politics. Lack of leadership.
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