Abraham Lincoln

445 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02745
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Abraham Lincoln serves 648 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Abraham Lincoln placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 648 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Abraham Lincoln ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Abraham Lincoln's student population of 648 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Abraham Lincoln is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Abraham Lincoln is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1081 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
42%
23%
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Black
12%
10%
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White
38%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Abraham Lincoln's ranking?
Abraham Lincoln is ranked #1081 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Abraham Lincoln?
648 students attend Abraham Lincoln.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Abraham Lincoln students are Hispanic, 38% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Abraham Lincoln?
Abraham Lincoln has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Abraham Lincoln offer ?
Abraham Lincoln offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Abraham Lincoln part of?
Abraham Lincoln is part of New Bedford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 648 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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