School Details

William H Taylor

620 Brock Ave, New Bedford, MA 02744
(508) 997-4511
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 259 students 17 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

30%
35%
57%
50%
48%
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
  • New Bedford School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

33%
33%
53%
23%
32%
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
  • New Bedford School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

66%
45%
65%
60%
38%
61%
54%
33%
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
  • New Bedford School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

William H Taylor is a public elementary school in New Bedford. The principal of William H Taylor is Matthew Riley. 259 students attend William H Taylor and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 54% of the 259 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at William H Taylor is 17:1. John Hannigan is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 72% 50%
Multiracial 7% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 12%
Hispanic 16% 30%
Asian 0.7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 64%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I think this is a really great school both of my daughters transfered to this school from down south and I noticed the teaching it more advanced. The principal was an absolute wonderful guy and very hands on unlike others !

  • (6 years ago)

    The Taylor School has a very deciated principal. He is very care of his pupils and works with families with kids with special needs.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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