75 Pleasant Street
Methuen, MA 01844
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Tenney Grammar School serves 1,267 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Tenney Grammar 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 34% (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 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tenney Grammar School's student population of 1,267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Tenney Grammar School 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 Tenney Grammar School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1283 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
59%
22%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
31%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Tenney Grammar School often compared to?

Tenney Grammar Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Marsh Grammar School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Tenney Grammar School?

1,267 students attend Tenney Grammar School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

59% of Tenney Grammar School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Tenney Grammar School?

Tenney Grammar School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Tenney Grammar School offer ?

Tenney Grammar School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Tenney Grammar School part of?

Tenney Grammar School is part of Methuen School District.

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5   8/20/2012
i used too go to this school n i love it(:
- Posted by Parent - jasmi

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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