Davis Thayer Elementary School

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137 W Central St

Franklin, MA 02038

(508) 541-5263

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 325

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Davis Thayer Elementary School

Davis Thayer Elementary is a wonderful school and community with devoted teachers and families. While the facilities are old, the staff works extremely hard to do their best for children with what they have. What the facilities lack is made up for in community spirit and energy.

Posted by a parent on 11/07/14

Both my children are davis thayer students. I loved their teachers. They made my kids feel very welcome and helped with their curriculum. Now my son is in advanced program in middle school and all the foundation was from DT. The teachers are very much dedicated and put their time and effort for the children. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/14

Both of my kids had great experiences at Davis Thayer, as have the children of many friends and neighbors. I attribute their current success now in high school and college to the foundations that were established by the teachers and administration at DT. But be forewarned - it is an old building (in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/14

The second grade classes were overly full with 27 kids I think in each class making it very difficult for the teacher to give teacher kids who need more attention time. Granted they met most of our request but still never seen a school w/ classes anything like this! Even the teacher aide wasnt available ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/06/11

We have had a wonderful experience at Davis Thayer. The teachers have done a fantastic job with limited resources and sometimes large class sizes. My children look forward to school every day.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/08

My granddaughter transferred to K at Davis Thayer from a charter school. Staff made her feel welcome from day one. When learning issues came up, entire staff was on board doing everything possible to help her. This started with the principal and went all the way down. Entire school environment is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/26/08

The teachers are of poor quality.

Posted by a parent on 03/28/08

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Test scores for Davis Thayer Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Davis Thayer Elementary School
Franklin 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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Franklin schools — Davis Thayer Elementary School is located at 137 W Central St, Franklin MA 02038. 137 W Central St is in the 02038 ZIP code in Franklin, MA The school district for Davis Thayer Elementary School is the Franklin Public Schools. Davis Thayer Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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