Thomas M Balliet

  • Thomas M Balliet serves 318 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas M Balliet 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 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Thomas M Balliet's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas M Balliet 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 Thomas M Balliet is 0.57, 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#1525 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
60%
20%
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Black
25%
9%
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White
11%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 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
  • Springfield Balliet Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 51 students
    0.3 miles
    111 Seymour Avenue
    Springfield, MA 01109
    (413) 787-7284
    0.3 6-8 51
  • Springfield Hiram L Dorman
    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Lydia Street
    Springfield, MA 01109
    (413) 787-7554
    0.6 K-5 307
  • Springfield Mary M Lynch
    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
    0.8 miles
    315 No Branch Pkwy
    Springfield, MA 01119
    (413) 787-7250
    0.8 K-5 266
  • Springfield John J Duggan Middle School
    Grades: 6-12 | 766 students
    1.0 miles
    1015 Wilbraham Rd
    Springfield, MA 01109
    (413) 787-7410
    1.0 6-12 766
  • Springfield Springfield Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,049 students
    1.1 miles
    1840 Roosevelt Avenue
    Springfield, MA 01109
    (413) 787-7085
    1.1 9-12 2,049

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