Donald Ross Elementary School

Tel: (781)380-0240
Grades KG-5
297 students
Donald Ross Elementary School serves 297 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Donald Ross Elementary School operates within the Braintree School District.

School Overview

The student population of 297 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 297 students
Donald Ross Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Donald Ross Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Donald Ross Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Donald Ross Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Donald Ross Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
14%
6%
Donald Ross Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
17%
Donald Ross Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
8%
9%
Donald Ross Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
69%
65%
Donald Ross Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.33
Donald Ross Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
34%
Donald Ross Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Donald Ross Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Braintree School District's student population of 5,647 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,213 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,659 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Braintree School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,647 1,376
Braintree School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $29 MM
Braintree School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $68 MM $28 MM
Braintree School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,213 $20,216
Braintree School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,659 $19,181
Braintree School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Quincy High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clifford H Marshall Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • QuincyClifford H Marshall Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 577 students
    0.8 miles
    200 Moody St Ext
    QuincyMA 02169
    (617)984-8721
    0.8KG-4577
  • BraintreeEast Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 749 students
    0.9 miles
    305 River St
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (781)380-0170
    0.96-8749
  • QuincyPoint Webster Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 365 students
    1.2 miles
    60 Lancaster St
    QuincyMA 02169
    (617)984-6600
    1.25-8365
  • BraintreeArchie T Morrison Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 432 students
    1.5 miles
    260 Liberty St
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (781)380-0230
    1.5KG-5432
  • BraintreeHollis Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 480 students
    1.5 miles
    482 Washington St
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (781)380-0120
    1.5KG-5480

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