Veterans Park Elementary School

  • Veterans Park Elementary School serves 394 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Veterans Park Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Veterans Park Elementary School's student population of 394 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students394 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Veterans Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Veterans Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Veterans Park Elementary School is 0.30, 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#1224 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Veterans Park Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Veterans Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.300.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Veterans Park Elementary School 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 Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Veterans Park Elementary School 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 NameLudlow School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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