Joseph Demello Elementary School

Tel: (508)996-6750
Grades: 1-5

433 students

Joseph Demello Elementary School serves 433 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 34%.
Joseph Demello Elementary School operates within the Dartmouth School District.

Overview

The student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 433 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade Joseph Demello Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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 15:1 14:1
Asian
2%
6%
Black
2%
9%
White
93%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Joseph Demello Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Joseph Demello 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.
0.13 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.
14%
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.
5%
5%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dartmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 4,118 1,433
Dartmouth School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $25 MM
Dartmouth School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $24 MM
Dartmouth School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,671 $17,400
Dartmouth School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,367 $16,788
Dartmouth 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 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 Students Grades
  • DartmouthAndrew B. Cushman School
    746 Dartmouth St
    DartmouthMA 02748
    (508)996-3926
    0.4 mi | 133 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • New BedfordJohn B Devalles Elementary School
    120 Katherine St
    New BedfordMA 02744
    (508)997-4511
    1.2 mi | 433 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • New BedfordJames B Congdon Elementary School
    50 Hemlock St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.2 mi | 274 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • New BedfordJohn Hannigan Elementary School
    71 Portland St
    New BedfordMA 02744
    (508)997-4511
    1.4 mi | 222 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • New BedfordBetsey B Winslow Elementary School
    561 Allen St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.4 mi | 285 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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