School Details

Thomson Elementary School

266 Waverly Rd, North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 794-1545
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 290 students 17 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

65%
68%
57%
65%
77%
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
  • North Andover School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
66%
53%
57%
64%
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
  • North Andover School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
77%
65%
75%
75%
61%
38%
55%
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
  • North Andover School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Thomson Elementary School is a public elementary school in North Andover. The principal of Thomson Elementary School is Gregg Gilligan. 290 students attend Thomson Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 24% of the 290 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Thomson Elementary School is 17:1. St Michael Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 82% 85%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 6%
Asian 4% %
Hispanic 11% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Multiracial 1% 1%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    We love the Thomson school! Great teachers leadership and active PTO. The new principal is bringing lots of fresh ideas to the table.

  • (6 years ago)

    We have had a very positive experience at this school. Thomson has an energetic new principal and a dedicated staff. Space issues and budget cuts at the town level have affected all North Andover schools but Thomson is working very hard to offer students the best education they can!

  • (6 years ago)

    I have a special needs student and was told North Andover had a great program. My experience so far has been less than satisfactory.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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