Spencer Borden

1400 President Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Spencer Borden serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Spencer Borden placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Spencer Borden ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Spencer Borden's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Spencer Borden is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Spencer Borden is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1017 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
23%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
51%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spencer Borden's ranking?
Spencer Borden is ranked #1017 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Spencer Borden often compared to?
Spencer Bordenis often viewed alongside schools like James Tansey, North End Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Spencer Borden?
581 students attend Spencer Borden.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Spencer Borden students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spencer Borden?
Spencer Borden has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Spencer Borden offer ?
Spencer Borden offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Spencer Borden part of?
Spencer Borden is part of Fall River School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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