Byam School

  • Byam School serves 506 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Byam School 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 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Byam School's student population of 506 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Byam School 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 Byam School is 0.41, 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#509 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
76%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChelmsford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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