Ellen Bigelow School is located in Athol, MA and is one of 7 schools in Athol-royalston School District. It is a sp-ed school that serves 30 students in grades 3-12.
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Ellen Bigelow School did not make AYP in 2007. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Massachusetts in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Ellen Bigelow School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Ellen Bigelow School had 57% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Massachusetts had 34% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Athol-Royalston spends $14,091 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 37% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Athol-Royalston District
In 2011, Ellen Bigelow School had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Massachusetts average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.