Roger E Wellington Elementary School

121 Orchard St,

Belmont, MA, 02478-2902

Tel: (617)993-5600
Grades: PK-4

551 students

Roger E Wellington Elementary School serves 551 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Roger E Wellington Elementary School operates within the Belmont School District.

Overview

The student population of 551 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 551 students
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Roger E Wellington Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
6%
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
9%
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
66%
Roger E Wellington Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Roger E Wellington Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Roger E Wellington Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.38 0.79
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
4%
30%
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
n/a
5%
Roger E Wellington Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,961 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Belmont School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,961 1,433
Belmont School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $25 MM
Belmont School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $24 MM
Belmont School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,092 $17,400
Belmont School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,391 $16,788
Belmont School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Belmont High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Winthrop L Chenery Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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