J Turner Hood Elementary School

J Turner Hood Elementary School serves 338 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
J Turner Hood Elementary School operates within the North Reading School District.

School Overview

The student population of 338 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 338 students
J Turner Hood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % J Turner Hood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
J Turner Hood Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade J Turner Hood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less 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 13:1 14:1
J Turner Hood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
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.
0.18 0.33
J Turner Hood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
7%
34%
J Turner Hood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
2%
5%
J Turner Hood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,611 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,344 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,796 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name North Reading School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,611 1,376
North Reading School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $29 MM
North Reading School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $35 MM $28 MM
North Reading School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,344 $20,216
North Reading School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,796 $19,181
North Reading School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 North Reading High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Reading Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E Ethel Little School (2.4 miles away)
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  • North ReadingNorth Reading Middle School
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    (978)664-7806
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  • North ReadingNorth Reading High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 755 students189 Park St
    North ReadingMA 01864
    (978)664-7800
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  • North ReadingE Ethel Little School
    2.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 354 students7 Barberry Ln
    North ReadingMA 01864
    (978)664-7820
    2.4PK-5354
  • ReadingWood End Elementary School
    3.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 338 students85 Sunset Rock Ln
    ReadingMA 01867
    (781)942-5420
    3.2KG-5338
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    3.5 miles | Grades: 1-3 | 420 students227 Woburn St
    WilmingtonMA 01887
    (978)694-6020
    3.51-3420

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