Dighton Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1250 Somerset Avenue
Dighton, MA 02715
Phone
(508) 669-4245
District
DIGHTON-REHOBOTH
County
BRISTOL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
420
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.9% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Dighton Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 51
Proficiency in Reading 76 52
Proficiency in Math 61 50

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 50
Proficiency in Reading 52 53
Proficiency in Math 52 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.81
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.23
AVG FOR STATE 13.32
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 81 19.3%
Grade 1 80 19.0%
Grade 2 79 18.8%
Grade 3 100 23.8%
Grade 4 80 19.0%
Total 420 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.8% 93.3% 63.6%
Black 0.2% 0.8% 9.2%
Hispanic 6.5% 4.5% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 1.2% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 19,428 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 279.7 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.3% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.6% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.0% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 13.5% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,756 2,601,914
Single Parent Households With Children 4.4% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.0% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.4% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.1% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 24.7% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.2% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.2% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.3% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.2% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,808 $25,631,280 61.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,037 $3,017,670 7.2%
Staff $481 $1,399,710 3.4%
General Administration $168 $488,880 1.2%
School Administration $584 $1,699,440 4.1%
Operation $1,233 $3,588,030 8.6%
Transportation $747 $2,173,770 5.2%
Other $140 $407,400 1.0%
Total Support $4,390 $12,774,900 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,157 $3,366,870 8.1%
Total Expenditures $14,355 $41,773,050 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,603 $9,262,131,085 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,165 $1,123,883,704 6.4%
Staff $898 $866,051,010 4.9%
General Administration $180 $173,649,453 1.0%
School Administration $685 $660,644,618 3.7%
Operation $1,332 $1,284,503,680 7.3%
Transportation $752 $725,726,700 4.1%
Other $398 $383,422,541 2.2%
Total Support $5,410 $5,217,905,924 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,290 $3,172,830,083 18.0%
Total Expenditures $18,302 $17,652,805,525 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%