School Details

Atherton Hough Elementary School

1084 Sea St, Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 984-8797
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 291 students 15 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

54%
55%
58%
62%
71%
69%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Quincy School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
58%
54%
53%
53%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Quincy School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
61%
64%
45%
57%
60%
38%
50%
53%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Quincy School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
68%
69%
52%
58%
60%
38%
53%
55%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Quincy School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Atherton Hough Elementary School is a public elementary school in Quincy. The principal of Atherton Hough Elementary School is Dorothy Greene. 291 students go to Atherton Hough Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 22% of the 291 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Atherton Hough Elementary School is 15:1. Snug Harbor Community School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% 53%
Asian 6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 33%
Hispanic 4% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 6%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 47%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Wonderful caring teachers and staff.

  • (5 years ago)

    The Principal and the families that care about their community school...they make a difference

  • (5 years ago)

    This school has class. The school has lots of self control. The Atherton Hough School is always has courtsey. I love it. The PTO is so helpful with the students.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is an amazing school with great teachers and parents (pto). They are always having great activities during and after school hours

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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