322 Sprague Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Early Childhood Center serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Early Childhood Center's student population of 270 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Early Childhood Center is 0.43, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
74%
60%
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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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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 50% in MA)

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