Dante Alighieri Montessori School

  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School serves 92 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School 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 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School's student population of 92 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students92 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School 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 Dante Alighieri Montessori School is 0.55, 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#1281 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
57%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
36%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
35%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Dante Alighieri Montessori School is East Boston High School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Donald Mckay (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Boston Donald Mckay
    Grades: PK-8 | 778 students
    0.3 miles
    122 Cottage Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8510
    0.3 PK-8 778
  • East Boston James Otis
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    0.3 miles
    218 Marion Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8372
    0.3 PK-5 405
  • East Boston Samuel Adams
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    0.4 miles
    165 Webster Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8383
    0.4 PK-5 291
  • East Boston Hugh Roe O'donnell
    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
    0.5 miles
    33 Trenton Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8454
    0.5 PK-5 247
  • East Boston Mario Umana Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,004 student
    0.5 miles
    312 Border Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8481
    0.5 PK-8 1,004

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