Alexander B Bruce

  • Alexander B Bruce serves 517 students in grades 3-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alexander B Bruce 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Alexander B Bruce's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alexander B Bruce 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 Alexander B Bruce is 0.13, 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#1505 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
93%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
4%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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