30 Thorndyke Rd
Worcester, MA 01606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Thorndyke Road serves 381 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Thorndyke Road's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Thorndyke Road is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thorndyke Road is 0.67, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1031 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
20%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
49%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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