Alma Del Mar Charter School

515 Belleville Ave
New Bedford, MA 02746
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 944 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Alma Del Mar Charter School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 944 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alma Del Mar Charter School's student population of 944 students has grown by 114% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 97% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
944 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Alma Del Mar Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Alma Del Mar Charter School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1174 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
41%
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32%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alma Del Mar Charter School 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 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Alma Del Mar Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
61%
23%
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Black
13%
10%
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White
22%
56%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Alma Del Mar Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alma Del Mar Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alma Del Mar Charter School's ranking?
Alma Del Mar Charter School is ranked #1174 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Alma Del Mar Charter School often compared to?
Alma Del Mar Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like James B Congdon by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Alma Del Mar Charter School?
944 students attend Alma Del Mar Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Alma Del Mar Charter School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alma Del Mar Charter School?
Alma Del Mar Charter School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Alma Del Mar Charter School offer ?
Alma Del Mar Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Alma Del Mar Charter School part of?
Alma Del Mar Charter School is part of Alma Del Mar Charter School School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 944 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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