PROFICIENCY 85% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
64%Ayer Shirley School District
71%Ayer
64%Massachusetts

Ayer Shirley Regional High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Ayer Shirley School District" in Ayer, MA. There are a total of 341 students and 34 teachers at Ayer Shirley Regional High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 116 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Ayer Shirley Regional High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 84.5%, which is 32% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students341
Teachers34.03
Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch116
Reduced lunch24

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment19
Taking some courses19
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses10
Passing no courses<=2

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 Ayer Shirley Regional High School, there are a total of 19 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 19 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All90-94%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School90-94%

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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Ayer Shirley Regional High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 72.6% 76.8% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 5.8% 5.0% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 4.0% 2.6% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.2% 10.9% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.5% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 3.8% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Page Hilltop Elementary School58%0.2Ayer, MA
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School82%2.0Devens, MA
Florence Roche School74%3.3Groton, MA
Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School82%3.4Groton, MA
Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School63%3.6Devens, MA
Lura A. White Elementary School52%4.5Shirley, MA
Russell St Elementary77%4.9Littleton Common, MA
Littleton Middle School72%4.9Littleton Common, MA
Groton Dunstable Regional99%6.0Groton, MA
Lunenburg Primary School65%6.7Lunenburg, MA
Varnum Brook68%7.0Pepperell, MA
North Middlesex Regional86%7.2Townsend, MA

Ayer demographics profile

StatisticAyerMassachusettsNational
Population2,8796,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,17163091
Median age45.339.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English86%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%9%13%

Education level achieved in Ayer

IndexAyerMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade89.5%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.5%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.0%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ayer Shirley Regional High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.