William R. Peck School

  • William R. Peck School serves 339 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William R. Peck School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • William R. Peck School's student population of 339 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William R. Peck School is ranked within the bottom 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 William R. Peck School is 0.22, 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#1663 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
88%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
6%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William R. Peck School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.220.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolyoke School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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