Daniel B Brunton

1801 Parker Street
Springfield, MA 01128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Daniel B Brunton serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Daniel B Brunton 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 414 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Daniel B Brunton's student population of 414 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Daniel B Brunton is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Daniel B Brunton is 0.59, 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
#1454 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
59%
23%
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Black
20%
10%
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White
17%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Daniel B Brunton's ranking?
Daniel B Brunton is ranked #1454 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Daniel B Brunton often compared to?
Daniel B Bruntonis often viewed alongside schools like Mary M Walsh, Mary M Lynch by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Daniel B Brunton?
414 students attend Daniel B Brunton.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Daniel B Brunton students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 17% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Daniel B Brunton?
Daniel B Brunton has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Daniel B Brunton offer ?
Daniel B Brunton offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Daniel B Brunton part of?
Daniel B Brunton is part of Springfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 414 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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