Whately Elementary School

273 Long Plain Rd.
Whately, MA 01093
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Whately Elementary School serves 121 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Whately Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Whately Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Whately Elementary School's student population of 121 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Whately Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Whately Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#502 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
94%
56%
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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
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whately Elementary School's ranking?
Whately Elementary School is ranked #502 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Whately Elementary School often compared to?
Whately Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Deerfield Elementary School, Sunderland Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Whately Elementary School?
121 students attend Whately Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Whately Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whately Elementary School?
Whately Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Whately Elementary School offer ?
Whately Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Whately Elementary School part of?
Whately Elementary School is part of Whately School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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