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Hadley Elementary School

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 61 students

 

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Posted January 9, 2014

Great teachers, caring principal, nurturing and academically strong environment. I had the options of sending my kids to Amherst, but we love this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2011

this school is the best i have ever been too. I ve only been here forom 3rd grade to 6th grade with tons of experience of moving.i am still here amd im still enjoying it. Ive never been happier and never been ready to succeed in my whole life. this school teaches kids to want to come and have fun. to l;earn in a fun but intellegent way. to have fun and be creative. Ive seen horrible issues before and no matter what issue your family is in this school and the high school will take you in as not just a sibling but as a partner. they will treat you like the president give you ( the top notch of the learning i recomend this school district to any one who is waiting to find the right schhol for them. I recomend mrs. dibartelomeo in 3rd grade mrs.white or mrs.gelinas for 4th grade mr.driver for 5th grade and mrs. bomnardier for 6th. like i said this school may be small but its filled with character ( made by a student in 2010 and 2011)


Posted November 7, 2006

This school has many wonderful teachers and families. It is a great atmosphere in spite of a 'business minded' principal. My children attended this school and I especially recomend Mrs. Cristoforo (grade 1) and Mrs. Strauss (Kindergarten). Mrs. Cristoforo gave my son confidence and all the skills he needed to excell not just pass. The Families also provide the friendly atmosphere to this school and are as responsible as the teachers for making the school so successful.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
29%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students56%
Female59%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students70%
Female71%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students64%
Female64%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students47%
Female36%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Female84%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students72%
Female69%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students54%
Female42%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Female85%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students64%
Female70%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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How schools in the state rate:

24%
of schools in the state are Below average
50%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MCAS results from the state of Massachusetts.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Massachusetts.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 67%
Hispanic 7% 16%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Black 3% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 18%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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21 River Dr
Hadley, MA 01035
Phone: (413) 584-5011

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