Worcester Arts Magnet School

315 St Nicholas Avenue
Worcester, MA 01606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Worcester Arts Magnet School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Worcester Arts Magnet 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Worcester Arts Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Worcester Arts Magnet School's student population of 360 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Worcester Arts Magnet 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 Worcester Arts Magnet School is 0.71, which is more 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
#676 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
23%
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Black
24%
10%
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White
43%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Worcester Arts Magnet School's ranking?
Worcester Arts Magnet School is ranked #676 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Worcester Arts Magnet School?
360 students attend Worcester Arts Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Worcester Arts Magnet School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Worcester Arts Magnet School?
Worcester Arts Magnet School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Worcester Arts Magnet School offer ?
Worcester Arts Magnet School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Worcester Arts Magnet School part of?
Worcester Arts Magnet School is part of Worcester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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