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 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (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 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • West Parish's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat 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

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#492 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
89%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.210.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGloucester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 818 students
    1.9 miles
    32 L O Johnson Rd
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978)281-9870
    1.9 9-12 818
  • Gloucester Ralph B O'maley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 637 students
    2.1 miles
    32 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978)281-9850
    2.1 6-8 637
  • Gloucester Beeman Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 355 students
    2.4 miles
    138 Cherry Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978)281-9825
    2.4 K-5 355
  • Gloucester Gloucester Preschool
    Grades: PK | 96 students
    2.7 miles
    2 Blackburn Drive
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978)281-9840
    2.7 PK 96
  • Gloucester Veterans Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 220 students
    3.1 miles
    11 Webster Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    (978)281-9820
    3.1 K-5 220

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