West Street School

156 West St, Southbridge, MA 01550 | (508) 764-5470
  • Grades: 4-5
  • Student Enrollment: 410
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 156 West Street, Southbridge, MA 01550
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Southbridge School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $15,000
  • Graduation Rate: 52.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.1
  • Enrolled Students: 2,166

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 410
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 199 (48.5%)
  • Females: 211 (51.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (4.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 224 (54.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 244 (59.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Street School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black61.5%
Asian41.0%
Hispanic17943.7%
White21953.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Street School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten4210.2%
4th Grade19547.6%
5th Grade17342.2%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that West Street School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201034.0%32.0%54.0%
200931.0%29.0%53.0%
 
Math Test
201034.0%32.0%48.0%
200936.0%35.0%48.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201044.0%42.0%63.0%
200946.0%--
 
Math Test
201045.0%42.0%55.0%
200945.0%--
 
Science Test
201034.0%34.0%53.0%
200931.0%--
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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