445 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02745
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Abraham Lincoln serves 713 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Abraham Lincoln's student population of 713 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
713 students
This chart display total students of Abraham Lincoln by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Abraham Lincoln
Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Abraham Lincoln by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Abraham Lincoln by grade.

School Rankings

Abraham Lincoln is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Abraham Lincoln is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1276 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Abraham Lincoln, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Abraham Lincoln and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
37%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
12%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
45%
57%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Abraham Lincoln.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Abraham Lincoln and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Abraham Lincoln and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Abraham Lincoln?

713 students attend Abraham Lincoln.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Abraham Lincoln students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 5% 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 16:1, 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.

School Reviews

Review Abraham Lincoln. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Choosing Between the SAT and ACT and How to Prepare
Choosing Between the SAT and ACT and How to Prepare
Taking the SAT or ACT is a major source of stress for high school students. Keep reading to learn how to choose the right test and how to prepare for it.
Prevent Brain Drain: Keep Your Kids’ Minds Sharp During Vacation
Prevent Brain Drain: Keep Your Kids’ Minds Sharp During Vacation
Long periods of time off from school can lead your child to lose valuable knowledge and skills. Learn more about brain drain and 4 ways to keep your child's mind revving, even during vacation. incorporating quality learning exercises into their spring, summer, and winter vacations.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Quick Links