246 Warren Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cunniff serves 267 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cunniff 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cunniff's student population of 267 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Cunniff is ranked within the bottom 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 Cunniff is 0.54, 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
#1160 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
22%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
64%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Cunniff often compared to?

Cunniffis often viewed alongside schools like James Russell Lowell, Hosmer by visitors of our site.

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

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Cunniff?

267 students attend Cunniff.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

64% of Cunniff students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cunniff?

Cunniff has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Cunniff offer ?

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

What school district is Cunniff part of?

Cunniff is part of Watertown School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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