1852 Washington Street
Walpole, MA 02081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Boyden serves 350 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Boyden placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Boyden's student population of 350 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Boyden is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Boyden is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#821 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
22%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
80%
57%
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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
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Boyden often compared to?

Boydenis often viewed alongside schools like Chickering by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Boyden?

350 students attend Boyden.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

80% of Boyden students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Boyden?

Boyden has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Boyden offer ?

Boyden offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Boyden part of?

Boyden is part of Walpole School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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