300 Mower Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Tatnuck serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
West Tatnuck placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

West Tatnuck's student population of 370 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

West Tatnuck is ranked within the top 20% 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 Tatnuck is 0.57, 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
#241 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
63%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
West Tatnuck School has a terrific school environment where the principal and the teachers continually challenge the students at all grade levels and are able to get them to achieve at high levels. I have 3 children at the school and they can't wait to get to school in the morning.
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5  
West Tatnuck demonstrates excellence in many areas across the curriculum and the teachers constantly challenge the students to think deeply about the topic they are learning. All four of my children have attended West Tatnuck and were thoroughly prepared for middle school.
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5  
West Tatnuck Elementary School is a high performing school where both student and teacher expectations are clear and everyone is held to a high standard by the principal.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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