Blackstone

380 Shawmut Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 455 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Blackstone 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Blackstone's student population of 455 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Blackstone ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Blackstone is 0.52, 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)
#1617 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
37%
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10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
65%
23%
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Black
25%
10%
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White
4%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blackstone's ranking?
Blackstone is ranked #1617 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Blackstone?
455 students attend Blackstone.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Blackstone students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blackstone?
Blackstone has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Blackstone offer ?
Blackstone offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Blackstone part of?
Blackstone is part of Boston School District.
In what neighborhood is Blackstone located?
Blackstone is located in the South End neighborhood of Boston, MA. There are 1 other public schools located in South End.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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