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Hurld Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 212 students

 
 

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5 stars

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Posted March 10, 2014

If you are looking for a great community school the Hurld is it! I have three children attending with my oldest about to graduate. Starting with the principal, she sets an amazingly positive example that is followed through with the teachers and additional support staff. Each staff member brings a set of unique skills that benefits each and every student. Teachers are attentive to students needs should they need more or even if they are right on target. Not only is education important but teaching the children to be good people, recognizing character traits are the same values my children are taught at home. Teachers, parents and PTO work together to bring extra curricular activities and enrichment programs all year long. They also have a Backyard BBQ at the end of every year celebrating the year, and welcoming the next years incoming kindergarten families. Amazing community elementary school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2013

I have two kids attending this school for the past 6 years!! It has proven to be a great school with a very committed caring principal, outstanding teachers & a great school environment for the kids. Everybody knows everybody here, a great tight knit community, great school enrichment programs, extra curricular oppurtunities like drama & scrabble club. We have been very happy here & highly recommend the school & neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2012

The School is exceptional, The principal, Teachers & the staff are very professional, courteous & cooperative. My son went there to school for 2 years. The principal always has the patience to listen to & brings in a lot of new activites for school every year. A close knit community of parents & PTO. We highly reccomend it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2008

I have two children attending the Hurld School. The principal is exceptional, she knows all the children and is involved daily with the kids and teachers. The teachers are awesome, my kids love going to school. It also has a great close knit community feeling.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2007

I would highly recommend this school. The principal, teachers and general community all share the same goals - to provide the best education for our children in a caring nurturing environment
—Submitted by a parent


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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
54%
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 Students75%
Female90%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female95%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged80%
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 Students52%
Female59%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White44%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female65%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged68%
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%
Female69%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female74%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students31%
Female16%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White27%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged29%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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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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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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 86% 68%
Asian 5% 6%
Black 3% 8%
Hispanic 3% 15%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 16%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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