Captain Samuel Brown

  • Captain Samuel Brown serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Captain Samuel Brown 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.
  • 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 Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Captain Samuel Brown's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Captain Samuel Brown 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 Captain Samuel Brown is 0.34, 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#1366 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
20%
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Black
2%
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 Score0.340.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeabody School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Peabody South Memorial
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    0.5 miles
    16 Maple St Ext
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5700
    0.5 PK-5 467
  • Peabody William A Welch Senior
    Grades: PK-5 | 360 students
    1.2 miles
    50 Swampscott Avenue
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5775
    1.2 PK-5 360
  • Peabody J Henry Higgins Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,366 student
    1.3 miles
    85 Perkins Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-4800
    1.3 6-8 1,366
  • Lynn Lynn Woods
    Grades: K-5 | 163 students
    1.4 miles
    31 Trevett Avenue
    Lynn, MA 01904
    (781) 477-7433
    1.4 K-5 163
  • Peabody Center
    Grades: K-5 | 394 students
    1.5 miles
    18 Irving Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5475
    1.5 K-5 394

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