Prescott Elementary School

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5/10
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Reviews
13
Grades
K-5
Students
256
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school 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.


English
76%
State avg: 60%
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Math
63%
State avg: 52%
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Science
50%
State avg: 54%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

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

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
73%
Asian
11%
Black
9%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 86%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
66 Richland Road
Norwood, MA 02062
Brianne Killion - Principal
(781) 255-7028
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Last modified: May 17, 2017

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