Varnum Brook

  • Varnum Brook serves 563 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 52% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Varnum Brook's student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Varnum Brook's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Varnum Brook is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#840 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Varnum Brook 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)
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Varnum Brook 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 Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
88%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Varnum Brook and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Varnum Brook.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.220.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Varnum Brook 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 Varnum Brook and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Middlesex School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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