Thorndyke Road

30 Thorndyke Rd
Worcester, MA 01606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thorndyke Road serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Thorndyke Road 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 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thorndyke Road ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Thorndyke Road's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Thorndyke Road 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 Thorndyke Road is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1179 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
23%
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Black
17%
10%
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White
35%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thorndyke Road's ranking?
Thorndyke Road is ranked #1179 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Thorndyke Road often compared to?
Thorndyke Roadis often viewed alongside schools like Worcester Arts Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Thorndyke Road?
357 students attend Thorndyke Road.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Thorndyke Road students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 17% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thorndyke Road?
Thorndyke Road has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Thorndyke Road offer ?
Thorndyke Road offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Thorndyke Road part of?
Thorndyke Road is part of Worcester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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