Thoreau

  • Thoreau serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thoreau placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Thoreau places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Thoreau's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thoreau is ranked within the top 20% 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 Thoreau is 0.39, 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#231 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
77%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.4 miles
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    Concord, MA 01742
    (978) 318-1400
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  • Concord Willard
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    2.4 miles
    185 Powder Mill Rd
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  • Concord Concord Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 726 students
    2.7 miles
    835 Old Marlboro Road
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978) 318-1380
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  • Lincoln Lincoln School
    Grades: PK-8 | 586 students
    2.7 miles
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    Lincoln, MA 01773
    (781) 259-9404
    2.7 PK-8 586

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