David Mindess

  • David Mindess serves 647 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • David Mindess placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • David Mindess's student population of 647 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • David Mindess 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 David Mindess is 0.50, 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#871 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
69%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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