Swift River Elementary School

  • Swift River Elementary School serves 467 students in grades 1-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Swift River Elementary School 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 13:1 is equal to 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 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Swift River Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students467 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Swift River Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Swift River Elementary School 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 Swift River Elementary School is 0.26, 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#1222 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
86%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Swift River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Swift River Elementary School 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 NameBelchertown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belchertown Belchertown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 711 students
    0.2 miles
    142 Springfield Road
    Belchertown, MA 01007
    (413) 323-9419
    0.2 9-12 711
  • Belchertown Chestnut Hill Community School
    Grades: 4-6 | 554 students
    0.2 miles
    59 State Street
    Belchertown, MA 01007
    (413) 323-0437
    0.2 4-6 554
  • Belchertown Jabish Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 398 students
    0.7 miles
    62 North Washington Street
    Belchertown, MA 01007
    (413) 323-0433
    0.7 7-8 398
  • Belchertown Cold Spring
    Grades: PK-K | 193 students
    1.0 miles
    57 South Main Street
    Belchertown, MA 01007
    (413) 323-0428
    1.0 PK-K 193
  • Granby East Meadow
    Grades: 4-6 | 148 students
    4.0 miles
    393 East State Street
    Granby, MA 01033
    (413) 467-7199
    4.0 4-6 148

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