Thoreau

  • Thoreau serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Thoreau's student population of 467 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Thoreau
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#313 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thoreau and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thoreau and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Thoreau and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thoreau and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thoreau and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thoreau and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Thoreau and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thoreau.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.380.35
This chart display the diversity score of Thoreau and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thoreau 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thoreau and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConcord School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Concord Concord Middle School
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    2.7 miles
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  • Lincoln Lincoln School
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