Avery

336 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 280 students in grades 1-5, Avery 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 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Avery ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Avery's student population of 280 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
280 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Avery 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 Avery is 0.64, which is more 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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25-29%
41%
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30-34%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avery 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.
20-29%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Avery 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
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Avery and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
9%
10%
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White
50%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Avery 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
52%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avery 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.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avery's ranking?
Avery is ranked #1174 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Avery often compared to?
Averyis often viewed alongside schools like Greenlodge by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Avery?
280 students attend Avery.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Avery students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Avery?
Avery has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Avery offer ?
Avery offers enrollment in grades 1-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Avery part of?
Avery is part of Dedham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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