Joseph Demello Elementary School

Joseph Demello Elementary School serves 438 students in grades 1-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% 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 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 438 students
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Joseph Demello Elementary School Student 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 0.12 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 (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
1%
17%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
1%
9%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
94%
66%
Joseph Demello Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.12 0.33
Joseph Demello Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
17%
32%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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 4,035 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,671 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,367 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Dartmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 4,035 1,400
Dartmouth School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $25 MM
Dartmouth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $24 MM
Dartmouth School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,671 $17,400
Dartmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,367 $16,788
Dartmouth School District 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South DartmouthAndrew B. Cushman School
    746 Dartmouth St
    South DartmouthMA 02748
    (508)996-3926
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 115 students                      
  • New BedfordJohn B Devalles Elementary School
    120 Katherine St
    New BedfordMA 02744
    (508)997-4511
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 443 students                      
  • New BedfordJames B Congdon Elementary School
    50 Hemlock St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 304 students                      
  • New BedfordJohn Hannigan Elementary School
    71 Portland St
    New BedfordMA 02744
    (508)997-4511
    1.4 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 228 students                      
  • New BedfordBetsey B Winslow Elementary School
    561 Allen St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 294 students                      

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