5125 Washington Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Beethoven serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) 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 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Beethoven's student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Beethoven is 0.70, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
20%
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Black
28%
9%
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White
40%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beethoven and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beethoven and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10% in MA)

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