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Amherst Public Schools
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  • AMHERST, MA

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade unavailable
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Amherst Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in AMHERST, MA. It has 1,029 students in grades PK, K-6 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,029
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,272
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.6%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$25,303 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    2%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$45,098
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,297
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$350,600
National
$244,900

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