School Details

Shawsheen Elementary School

298 Shawsheen Ave, Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 694-6030

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-3 & ungraded 392 students 12 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade


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
  • Wilmington School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Shawsheen Elementary School is a public elementary school in Wilmington. The principal of Shawsheen Elementary School is Robert Appolloni. 392 students go to Shawsheen Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Multiracial. 9% of the 392 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Shawsheen Elementary School is 12:1. West Intermediate School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 90%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Multiracial 5% 2%
Hispanic 4% 2%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.2%
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 9% 9%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    The Shawsheen takes a one on one appraoch with each and every student and gives personalized attention.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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