Boyden

1852 Washington Street
Walpole, MA 02081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Boyden serves 379 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Boyden placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Boyden's student population of 379 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Boyden is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Boyden is 0.38, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 1644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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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
8%
23%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
78%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boyden's ranking?
Boyden is ranked #400 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
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 37% MA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Boyden?
379 students attend Boyden.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Boyden students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 2% 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 (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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