Academy Avenue

  • Academy Avenue serves 307 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Academy Avenue placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Academy Avenue's student population of 307 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy Avenue is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Academy Avenue is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#862 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
75%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeymouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • East Weymouth Abigail Adams Middle School
    Grades: 5-6 | 906 students
    0.1 miles
    89 Middle Street
    East Weymouth, MA 02189
    (781) 335-1100
    0.1 5-6 906
  • South Weymouth Weymouth High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,900 student
    0.5 miles
    1 Wildcat Way
    South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (781) 337-7500
    0.5 9-12 1,900
  • East Weymouth Maria Weston Chapman Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 882 students
    0.6 miles
    1051 Commercial Street
    East Weymouth, MA 02189
    (781) 337-4500
    0.6 5-8 882
  • East Weymouth Lawrence W Pingree
    Grades: K-4 | 193 students
    0.9 miles
    1250 Commercial Street
    East Weymouth, MA 02189
    (781) 337-2974
    0.9 K-4 193
  • Weymouth Frederick C Murphy
    Grades: K-4 | 246 students
    1.3 miles
    417 Front Street
    Weymouth, MA 02188
    (781) 331-2862
    1.3 K-4 246

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