West Memorial

  • West Memorial serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Memorial placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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School Overview

  • West Memorial's student population of 248 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Memorial is ranked within the top 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#765 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Memorial. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.130.59
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeabody School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peabody John E. Mccarthy
    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
    0.9 miles
    76 Lake Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5625
    0.9 PK-5 354
  • Peabody John E Burke
    Grades: K-5 | 261 students
    1.1 miles
    127 Birch Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5400
    1.1 K-5 261
  • Lynnfield Lynnfield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 648 students
    1.2 miles
    275 Essex Street
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5820
    1.2 9-12 648
  • Lynnfield Huckleberry Hill
    Grades: K-4 | 427 students
    1.8 miles
    5 Knoll Road
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5835
    1.8 K-4 427
  • Lynnfield Summer Street
    Grades: K-4 | 431 students
    1.8 miles
    262 Summer Street
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5830
    1.8 K-4 431

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