School Details

Vining Elementary School

121 Lexington Rd, Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 528-8630
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 262 students 11 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

63%
57%
57%
70%
68%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Billerica School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

29%
54%
53%
27%
53%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Billerica School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

44%
65%
65%
56%
62%
61%
30%
40%
51%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Billerica School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Vining Elementary School is a public elementary school in Billerica. The principal of Vining Elementary School is Maureen O'Hara. 262 students attend Vining Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 17% of the 262 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Vining Elementary School is 11:1. Lt Job Lane School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 91%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Pacific Islander 1% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 4%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    this school is the best all of my memories are in this school! and lots of kind people i will miss the vining!

  • (8 years ago)

    The teachers are kind. The playground is big and fun for kids. The food is healthy. Everyone is great.

  • (11 years ago)

    This school has the best principle they have had in years. Ms. Maureen O'Hara really cares about the children and treats them as though they were hers. kudos for Ms. O'Hara!

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