Dolbeare Elementary School

340 Lowell St,

Wakefield, MA, 01880-1726

Tel: (781)246-6480
Grades: PK-4

449 students

Dolbeare Elementary School serves 449 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Dolbeare Elementary School operates within the Wakefield School District.

Overview

The student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 449 students
Dolbeare Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Dolbeare Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Dolbeare 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 0.22 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 15:1 14:1
Dolbeare Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Dolbeare Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
16%
Dolbeare Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
n/a
9%
Dolbeare Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
66%
Dolbeare Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dolbeare Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Dolbeare 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.
0.22 0.79
Dolbeare 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.
6%
30%
Dolbeare 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.
2%
5%
Dolbeare Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wakefield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,365 1,433
Wakefield School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $25 MM
Wakefield School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $24 MM
Wakefield School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,158 $17,400
Wakefield School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,919 $16,788
Wakefield 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 Wakefield Memorial High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Galvin Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walton Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wakefield Galvin Middle School
    525 Main St
    Wakefield , MA , 01880
    (781)246-6410
    1.3  mi  |  1050  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Wakefield Walton Elementary School
    18 Davidson Rd
    Wakefield , MA , 01880
    (781)246-6494
    1.4  mi  |  203  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Lynnfield Lynnfield Middle School
    505 Main St
    Lynnfield , MA , 01940
    (781)334-5810
    1.5  mi  |  778  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Wakefield Woodville School
    30 Farm St
    Wakefield , MA , 01880
    (781)246-6469
    1.6  mi  |  426  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Lynnfield Summer Street Elementary School
    262 Summer St
    Lynnfield , MA , 01940
    (781)334-5830
    1.6  mi  |  448  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Middlesex 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 0.32, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.79. The most diverse school district in Middlesex County is Chester School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.