Spencer Borden

1400 President Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Spencer Borden serves 584 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Spencer Borden's student population of 584 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students584 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Spencer Borden is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Spencer Borden is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1033 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
61%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFall River School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spencer Borden is Fall River Gateway To College @ Bcc (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morton Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Tansey (0.4 miles away)
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