Downey places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
- Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)
- Downey's student population of 250 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-5|
|Total Students||250 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Downey is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (MA)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#211 out of 1666 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||75-79%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||80-84%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||13:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Westwood School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Westwood Paul Hanlon Grades: K-5 | 220 students
790 Gay Street
Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 326-7500 1.1 K-5 220
- Norwood Cornelius M Callahan Grades: 1-5 | 219 students
116 Garfield Avenue
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-0693 1.5 1-5 219
- Norwood John P Oldham Grades: 1-5 | 227 students
165 Prospect Street
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 769-2417 1.6 1-5 227
- Dedham Early Childhood Center Grades: PK-K | 270 students
322 Sprague Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 310-8000 1.9 PK-K 270
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