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9/10
Paul P Gates Elementary School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in Massachusetts. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.

ACADEMICS

10/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
79%
State avg: 48%
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English
76%
State avg: 49%
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Science
69%
State avg: 53%
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9/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Asian
55%
White
33%
Hispanic
5%
Black
3%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
427 :1
State avg: 305 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 87%
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Neighborhood

75 Spruce Street
Acton, MA 01720
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