Alfred J Gomes

286 S Second Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Alfred J Gomes serves 553 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alfred J Gomes 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Alfred J Gomes's student population of 553 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Alfred J Gomes 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 Alfred J Gomes is 0.53, 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
#1266 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
65%
20%
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Black
13%
9%
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White
18%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Bedford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alfred J Gomes is City On A Hill Charter Public School New Bedford (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whaling City Junior/senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Renaissance Community School For The Arts (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Bedford Renaissance Community School For The Arts Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 223 students
    0.0 miles
    286 South Second Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    0 PK-5 223
  • New Bedford John B Devalles Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
    0.5 miles
    120 Katherine Street
    New Bedford, MA 02744
    (508) 997-4511
    0.5 K-5 389
  • New Bedford James B Congdon Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 336 students
    0.6 miles
    50 Hemlock Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    0.6 K-5 336
  • New Bedford City On A Hill Charter Public School New Bedford Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
    0.7 miles
    384 Acushnet Ave
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 985-6400
    0.7 9-12 236
  • New Bedford Whaling City Junior/senior High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 100 students
    0.7 miles
    455 County Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    0.7 6-12 100

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