Blackstone

  • Blackstone serves 575 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 22% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blackstone 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Blackstone's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students575 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Blackstone
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackstone 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 Blackstone is 0.49, 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#1609 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blackstone and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
67%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Blackstone and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
25%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blackstone and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blackstone and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Blackstone and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackstone. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.490.59
This chart display the diversity score of Blackstone and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blackstone 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 (12-13)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackstone and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Blackstone is William Mckinley (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Joseph J Hurley (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boston Joseph J Hurley
    Grades: PK-8 | 360 students
    0.3 miles
    70 Worcester Street
    Boston, MA 02118
    (617) 635-8489
    0.3 PK-8 360
  • Boston William Mckinley
    Grades: 1-12 | 355 students
    0.3 miles
    90 Warren Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-9976
    0.3 1-12 355
  • Boston Carter Developmental Center
    Grades: 7-12 | 29 students
    0.6 miles
    396 Northampton Street
    Boston, MA 02118
    (617) 635-9832
    0.6 7-12 29
  • Boston Josiah Quincy
    Grades: PK-5 | 832 students
    0.6 miles
    885 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02111
    (617) 635-8497
    0.6 PK-5 832
  • Boston Quincy Upper School
    Grades: 6-12 | 507 students
    0.6 miles
    152 Arlington Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-8940
    0.6 6-12 507

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