School Details

Callahan Elementary School

116 Garfield Avenue, Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-0693
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-5 & ungraded 230 students 12 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

84%
72%
57%
74%
76%
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
  • Norwood School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
57%
53%
77%
55%
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
  • Norwood School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
67%
65%
73%
63%
61%
82%
56%
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
  • Norwood School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Callahan Elementary School is a public elementary school in Norwood. The principal of Callahan Elementary School is Robert Griffin. 230 children attend Callahan Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 33% of the 230 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Callahan Elementary School is 12:1. John P. Oldham Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 73% 76%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 7%
Asian 4% %
Multiracial 2% 1%
Hispanic 12% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 26%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Great School my daughter love this school great staff and great principal because of less student in class it's great school in norwood

  • (5 years ago)

    Being new to this school I find it to be an excellent school. The teachers are great and are on top of what is going on with each student. I am very pleased with the principal. My son is happy in this school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Highly visible and approachable principal sets the tone of respect and tolerance. Great staff very nurturing. Small size has a great neighborhood feel to it.

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