Houghton Elementary



Houghton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houghton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 67
2 98
3 83
4 93
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Houghton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sterling, MA in the Wachusett School District. It enrolls 421 students in grades 1st through 12th. Houghton Elementary is the 486th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 29,933rd largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 421
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,933rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Massachusetts: 486th out of 1,096
Student/Teacher Rank in Massachusetts: 1,004th out of 1,096
Full Time Teacher Rank in Massachusetts: 702nd out of 1,096

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Houghton Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 224
(53%)
2,680
(52%)
 Female 197
(47%)
2,497
(48%)

Houghton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 376
(89%)
4,570
(88%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
251
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
122
(2%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
140
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
90
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Houghton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 5,177
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Houghton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 494
2006 501
2007 509
2008 519
2009 520
2010 511
2011 496
2012 468
2013 459
2014 420
2015 421

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 16.2
2007 18.4
2008 18.2
2009 18.3
2010 17
2011 16.3
2012 16.4
2013 19.1
2014 18.3
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.052631578947368
2006 0.041916167664671
2007 0.045186640471513
2008 0.069364161849711
2009 0.05
2010 0.097847358121331
2011 0.10483870967742
2012 0.061965811965812
2013 0.056644880174292
2014 0.13571428571429
2015

Compare Houghton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Houghton Elementary
Sterling, MA
Public KG - 04 421 17.2:1  
Chocksett Middle School
Sterling, MA
Public 05 - 08 395 14:1 1 miles
Major Edwards Elementary
West Boylston, MA
Public PK - 05 421 12.4:1 3 miles
West Boylston Junior/Senior High School
West Boylston, MA
Public 06 - 12 493 10.7:1 3 miles
Thomas Prince
Princeton, MA
Public KG - 08 408 15.3:1 4 miles
Clinton Middle School
Clinton, MA
Public 04 - 08 671 13.2:1 4 miles
Tahanto Regional High School
Boylston, MA
Public 06 - 12 561 12.8:1 5 miles
Clinton Elementary
Clinton, MA
Public PK - 03 737 13.6:1 5 miles
Samoset School
Leominster, MA
Public 06 - 08 482 12.6:1 6 miles
South Lancaster Academy
South Lancaster, MA
Private PK - 12 306 16:1 6 miles
Leroy E.mayo
Holden, MA
Public KG - 05 491 17:1 6 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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