Thoreau Elementary School

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29 Prairie St

Concord, MA 01742

(978) 318-1300

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 475

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Thoreau Elementary School

Thoreau recently ranked among the top 25 elementary schools in the state. All the schools in Concord offer nearly identical curriculum. The neighborhood surrounding Thoreau is dense with families with children attending the school - a strong local community with the school as its hub. They are currently ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/14

My child has been at Thoreau now for 2 years. We love Thoreau & all the staff here. The principal, teachers, and staff work solely for the children! This school has excellent teachers! There are school specialists on staff that help enhance the children's education. When I have any questions the principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/21/13

This is a good school that is going through a difficult time. There is a new principal that is implementing a new curriculum and many long term teachers are pushing back on it. This has caused a lot of tension through out the school and some teachers have left/ terminated. The Teachers are complaining ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/13

Lovely school settings. My daughter really loves her class activities and her teachers. I can see she made a notable progress within the first few weeks from teh start. She loves spelling, reading and counting.

Posted by a parent on 12/02/10

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Test scores
Test scores for Thoreau Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Thoreau Elementary School
Concord Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Concord schools — Thoreau Elementary School is located at 29 Prairie St, Concord MA 01742. 29 Prairie St is in the 01742 ZIP code in Concord, MA The school district for Thoreau Elementary School is the Concord Public Schools. Thoreau Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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