Boyden

  • Boyden serves 356 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Boyden placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Boyden's student population of 356 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boyden is ranked within the top 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 Boyden is 0.35, 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#765 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalpole School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Walpole Walpole High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,132 student
    2.2 miles
    275 Common Street
    Walpole, MA 02081
    (508) 660-7257
    2.2 9-12 1,132
  • Foxboro John J Ahern
    Grades: 5-8 | 843 students
    2.5 miles
    111 Mechanic Street
    Foxboro, MA 02035
    (508) 543-1610
    2.5 5-8 843
  • Sharon Heights Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 525 students
    2.7 miles
    454 South Main Street
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781) 784-1595
    2.7 K-5 525
  • Walpole Eleanor N Johnson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 448 students
    3.1 miles
    111 Robbins Road
    Walpole, MA 02081
    (508) 660-7242
    3.1 6-8 448
  • Foxboro Vincent M Igo Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 393 students
    3.1 miles
    70 Carpenter Street
    Foxboro, MA 02035
    (508) 543-1680
    3.1 K-4 393

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