Dante Alighieri Montessori School

  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School serves 90 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School's student population of 90 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students90 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dante Alighieri Montessori School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dante Alighieri Montessori School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1640 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dante Alighieri Montessori School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Hispanic
69%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dante Alighieri Montessori School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
27%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dante Alighieri Montessori School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dante Alighieri Montessori School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.450.56
This chart display the diversity score of Dante Alighieri Montessori School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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