West Parish

  • West Parish serves 356 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Parish 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • West Parish's student population of 356 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Parish 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 Parish is 0.27, 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#749 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Parish. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.270.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Parish 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 NameGloucester 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
  • Gloucester Gloucester High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 798 students
    1.9 miles
    32 L O Johnson Rd
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9870
    1.9 9-12 798
  • Gloucester Ralph B O'maley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 670 students
    2.1 miles
    32 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9850
    2.1 6-8 670
  • Gloucester Beeman Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
    2.4 miles
    138 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9825
    2.4 K-5 339
  • Gloucester Gloucester Preschool
    Grades: PK | 107 students
    2.7 miles
    2 Blackburn Drive
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9840
    2.7 PK 107
  • Gloucester Veterans Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
    3.1 miles
    11 Webster Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978) 281-9820
    3.1 K-5 207

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