Best Public Schools in Georgetown, MA


Summary:

The city of Georgetown, Massachusetts is home to 4 schools serving students from elementary through high school. The schools in this Georgetown school district include 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. While the schools share a predominantly white student population, they exhibit varying levels of academic performance and resource allocation.

Penn Brook Elementary School stands out as a top performer, consistently ranking in the top 40% of Massachusetts elementary schools and outperforming state and district averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics. In contrast, Georgetown High School, while ranked in the top 55% of Massachusetts high schools, has mixed academic results, excelling in English Language Arts but underperforming in Mathematics and Science. The district's other schools, Georgetown Middle School and Perley Elementary, exhibit a range of academic outcomes, with some grades performing above and others below state and district averages.

Interestingly, the school with the highest spending per student, Perley Elementary, does not appear to have the strongest academic performance, while the school with the lowest spending per student, Penn Brook Elementary, outperforms the others. This suggests that factors beyond just funding, such as teaching quality and school leadership, may play a more significant role in academic success. Additionally, the schools in Georgetown have limited racial diversity, which raises questions about the potential impact of increased diversity on the educational experience and outcomes for all students.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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