Thornton Burgess

  • Thornton Burgess serves 222 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Thornton Burgess's student population of 222 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thornton Burgess's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thornton Burgess is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1159 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
87%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHampden-Wilbraham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hampden Green Meadows Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 247 students
    1.3 miles
    38 North Rd
    Hampden, MA 01036
    (413)566-3996
    1.3 PK-4 247
  • Wilbraham Soule Road
    Grades: 4-5 | 339 students
    2.2 miles
    300 Soule Road
    Wilbraham, MA 01095
    (413)596-9311
    2.2 4-5 339
  • East Longmeadow Mountain View
    Grades: 3-5 | 300 students
    2.4 miles
    77 Hampden Rd
    East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (413)525-5490
    2.4 3-5 300
  • East Longmeadow Meadow Brook
    Grades: PK-2 | 563 students
    2.5 miles
    607 Parker Street
    East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (413)525-5470
    2.5 PK-2 563
  • Wilbraham Mile Tree Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 315 students
    3.2 miles
    625 Main Street
    Wilbraham, MA 01095
    (413)596-6921
    3.2 PK-1 315

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