Joseph Demello Elementary School

Joseph Demello Elementary School serves 443 students in grades 1 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Joseph Demello Elementary School operates within the Dartmouth School District.

School Overview

The student population of 443 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 443 students
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Joseph Demello Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Joseph Demello Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 15:1 14:1
Joseph Demello Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
1%
17%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
1%
9%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
93%
65%
Joseph Demello Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Joseph Demello Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.13 0.33
Joseph Demello 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.
16%
34%
Joseph Demello 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.
4%
5%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,694 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,541 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,246 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Dartmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,694 1,376
Dartmouth School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $29 MM
Dartmouth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $49 MM $28 MM
Dartmouth School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,541 $20,216
Dartmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,246 $19,181
Dartmouth 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 Dartmouth High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roosevelt Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Andrew B. Cushman School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South DartmouthAndrew B. Cushman School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 96 students746 Dartmouth St
    South DartmouthMA 02748
    (508)996-3926
    0.4PK-KG96
  • New BedfordJames B Congdon Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 319 students50 Hemlock St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.2KG-5319
  • New BedfordJohn B Devalles Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 379 students120 Katherine St
    New BedfordMA 02744
    (508)997-4511
    1.2KG-5379
  • New BedfordBetsey B Winslow Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 279 students561 Allen St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.4KG-5279
  • New BedfordJohn Hannigan Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 234 students71 Portland St
    New BedfordMA 02744
    (508)997-4511
    1.41-5234

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