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Paul P Gates Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (978) 266-2570

75 Spruce Street

Acton, Massachusetts


About Paul P Gates Elementary School
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Paul P Gates Elementary School is located in the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District of the state of Massachusetts. It is one of 8 schools in its district.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 428 students from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Paul P Gates Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Paul P Gates Elementary School is $61,017, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of $71,958.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Paul P Gates Elementary School 428$14,50216$61,0170.57
C.T. Douglas Elementary School (0.18 miles) 476$12,77517$66,8650.50
Acton-Boxborough Regional High (0.81 miles) 1902$14,74315$71,1630.50
McCarthy-Towne School (1.06 miles) 469$13,58216$60,0260.48
Merriam School (1.06 miles) 591$16,56616$56,1750.50
Blanchard Memorial School (1.66 miles) 434$15,85216$64,4100.56

Paul P Gates Elementary School

Number of pupils428
Funding per pupil$14,502
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$61,017
Diversity index0.57

C.T. Douglas Elementary School (0.18 miles)

Number of pupils476
Funding per pupil$12,775
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$66,865
Diversity index0.50

Acton-Boxborough Regional High (0.81 miles)

Number of pupils1902
Funding per pupil$14,743
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$71,163
Diversity index0.50

McCarthy-Towne School (1.06 miles)

Number of pupils469
Funding per pupil$13,582
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$60,026
Diversity index0.48

Merriam School (1.06 miles)

Number of pupils591
Funding per pupil$16,566
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$56,175
Diversity index0.50

Blanchard Memorial School (1.66 miles)

Number of pupils434
Funding per pupil$15,852
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$64,410
Diversity index0.56
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Rankings within Massachusetts
There are 1,885 schools in Massachusetts. Rankings don't always go up to 1,885 because some schools have missing data.
965thlargest school
1197thhighest number of FTE teachers
1600thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1430thhighest average teaching salary
435thhighest diversity index
757thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.4 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

6th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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