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Fort River Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (413) 362-1200

70 So East Street

Amherst, Massachusetts


About Fort River Elementary
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Fort River Elementary is located in the Amherst district of the state of Massachusetts. It is one of 3 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 345 students - compared to other schools in Massachusetts, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Fort River Elementary, the average teaching salary of $62,311 is lower than the Massachusetts state average of $71,958.

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Fort River Elementary

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
Fort River Elementary 345$23,1599$62,3110.68
Amherst Regional High (0.79 miles) 927$18,92913$75,2170.59
Amherst Regional Middle School (0.85 miles) 449$21,03510$65,9250.61
Wildwood Elementary (1.1 miles) 422$19,15211$59,6790.67
Pelham Elementary (1.56 miles) 125$21,83711$70,4030.35
Crocker Farm Elementary (2.17 miles) 415$17,76810$54,4100.69

Fort River Elementary

Number of pupils345
Funding per pupil$23,159
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$62,311
Diversity index0.68

Amherst Regional High (0.79 miles)

Number of pupils927
Funding per pupil$18,929
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$75,217
Diversity index0.59

Amherst Regional Middle School (0.85 miles)

Number of pupils449
Funding per pupil$21,035
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$65,925
Diversity index0.61

Wildwood Elementary (1.1 miles)

Number of pupils422
Funding per pupil$19,152
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$59,679
Diversity index0.67

Pelham Elementary (1.56 miles)

Number of pupils125
Funding per pupil$21,837
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$70,403
Diversity index0.35

Crocker Farm Elementary (2.17 miles)

Number of pupils415
Funding per pupil$17,768
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$54,410
Diversity index0.69
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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.
1236thlargest school
681sthighest number of FTE teachers
116thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1384thhighest average teaching salary
114thhighest diversity index
101sthighest funding per pupil
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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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