Dorothy L Beckwith

  • Dorothy L Beckwith serves 575 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Dorothy L Beckwith's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dorothy L Beckwith's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dorothy L Beckwith is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#924 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
92%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDighton-Rehoboth School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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