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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    NG
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Amherst Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in Amherst, MA. It has 1,146 students in grades PK, K-6 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 47% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.

Amherst Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,146
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,500
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.6%

Finances

Total Expenses
$24,863,000
Expenses Per Student
$25,303/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    2%
Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$43,319
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,318
National
$949
Median Home Value
$346,000
National
$184,700

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