Early Childhood Center

322 Sprague Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Early Childhood Center serves 332 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten. 
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Early Childhood Center's student population of 332 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Early Childhood Center is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
72%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Early Childhood Center?
332 students attend Early Childhood Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Early Childhood Center students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Early Childhood Center?
Early Childhood Center has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Early Childhood Center offer ?
Early Childhood Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Early Childhood Center part of?
Early Childhood Center is part of Dedham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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