PROFICIENCY 18% 73% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #9 of 11 in Holyoke
  • Ranked #12 of 14 in Holyoke
  • Ranked #1653 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages

William R. Peck School is a school servicing grades 4 to 8 and is located in the district of "Holyoke" in Holyoke, MA. There are a total of 371 students and 39 teachers at William R. Peck School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 311 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

William R. Peck School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.5%, which is 73% lower than the Massachusetts average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch311
Reduced lunch5


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At William R. Peck School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4<= 10%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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William R. Peck School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.6% 17.0% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 2.9% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 1.0% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 89.4% 77.4% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.7% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Holyoke High73%0.3Holyoke, MA
Morgan Full Service Community School11%0.3Holyoke, MA
H.b. Lawrence School27%0.8Holyoke, MA
Holyoke Community Charter School41%0.9Holyoke, MA
Lt Clayre Sullivan Elementary38%1.0Holyoke, MA
Gateway To College At Holyoke Community College50%1.2Holyoke, MA
Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High32%1.4Holyoke, MA
Lt Elmer J Mcmahon Elementary35%1.4Holyoke, MA
Kelly Elementary18%1.4Holyoke, MA
Maurice A Donahue Elementary23%1.6Holyoke, MA
Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School84%1.8Holyoke, MA
E N White Elementary28%1.8Holyoke, MA

Holyoke demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,89463091
Median age34.439.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%53%55%
Speak English54%77%79%
Speak Spanish42%9%13%

Education level achieved in Holyoke

Completed 8th grade76.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%2.6%1.3%
Source: The William R. Peck School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.