Donald Ross Elementary School

Tel: (781)380-0240
  • Donald Ross Elementary School serves 266 students in grades 1-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Donald Ross Elementary School operates within the Braintree School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 266 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 266 students
Donald Ross Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Donald Ross Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Donald Ross Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Donald Ross Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Donald Ross Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
15%
6%
Donald Ross Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
10%
18%
Donald Ross Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
8%
9%
Donald Ross Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
67%
64%
Donald Ross Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Donald Ross Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Donald Ross Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.34
Donald Ross Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Donald Ross Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Donald Ross Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Braintree School District's student population of 5,686 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,449 in this district is less than the state average of $17,359. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,671 is less than the state average of $17,039. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Braintree School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,686 1,368
Braintree School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $24 MM
Braintree School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $70 MM $23 MM
Braintree School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,449 $17,359
Braintree School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,671 $17,039
Braintree School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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