Dr Gertrude Bailey

  • Dr Gertrude Bailey serves 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dr Gertrude Bailey 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Dr Gertrude Bailey's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr Gertrude Bailey 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 Dr Gertrude Bailey is 0.72, which is more 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#981 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
35%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
34%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr Gertrude Bailey. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr Gertrude Bailey and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowell School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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this school was a great honor for my kid she loved it there.when she left for fifth grade she was crying the whole day. the staff was really nice.
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