About This School
Paxton Center did not make AYP in 2011. 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 Paxton Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Paxton Center had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Massachusetts average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Paxton Center's students and teachers. more
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|West Tatnuck Elementary School 3.6 miles|
|Holden Christian Academy 3.8 miles||n/a|
|Leicester Primary School 4.1 miles||n/a|
|Wire Village School 4.1 miles|
|Archway Inc 4.2 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 527
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Paxton Center had 9% 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.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Wachusett District Spending
In 2011, Paxton Center had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Massachusetts average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Wachusett School District
About the MCAS
What is it?
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 are assessed in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science.
How is it Scored?
Students score at one of four levels: above proficient/advanced, proficient, needs improvement and warning/failing. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Students must pass the grade 10 MCAS in order to graduate from high school.