15 Bow Street
Peabody, MA 01960
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
West Memorial serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Memorial 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 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Memorial ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

West Memorial's student population of 248 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 Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

West Memorial 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 West Memorial is 0.13, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1006 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
93%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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