Donald Ross Elementary School

Tel: (781)380-0240
Grades: KG-5

312 students

Donald Ross Elementary School serves 312 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Donald Ross Elementary School operates within the Braintree School District.

Overview

The student population of 312 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 312 students
Donald Ross Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade Donald Ross Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.32. 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 (2004-2013)
Asian
11%
6%
Hispanic
7%
16%
Black
8%
9%
White
72%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Donald Ross Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Donald Ross 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.
0.46 0.32
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.
22%
30%
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%
Donald Ross Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,753 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Braintree School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,753 1,433
District Total Revenue $69 MM $25 MM
Braintree School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $71 MM $24 MM
Braintree School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,823 $17,400
Braintree School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,198 $16,788
Braintree School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • QuincyClifford H Marshall Elementary School
    200 Moody St Ext
    QuincyMA 02169
    (617)984-8721
    0.8 mi | 563 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • BraintreeEast Middle School
    305 River St
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (781)380-0170
    0.9 mi | 705 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • QuincyPoint Webster Middle School
    60 Lancaster St
    QuincyMA 02169
    (617)984-6600
    1.2 mi | 388 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • BraintreeArchie T Morrison Elementary School
    260 Liberty St
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (781)380-0230
    1.5 mi | 421 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BraintreeHollis Elementary School
    482 Washington St
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (781)380-0120
    1.5 mi | 496 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Norfolk County, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.31, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Norfolk County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.