Edward A Sisson

  • Edward A Sisson serves 434 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 55% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Edward A Sisson 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Edward A Sisson's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edward A Sisson 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 Edward A Sisson is 0.69, 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#952 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
43%
20%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
33%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lynn Pickering Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 615 students
    0.0 miles
    70 Conomo Avenue
    Lynn, MA 01904
    (781) 477-7440
    0.0 6-8 615
  • Lynn Lynn Woods
    Grades: K-5 | 163 students
    0.9 miles
    31 Trevett Avenue
    Lynn, MA 01904
    (781) 477-7433
    0.9 K-5 163
  • Lynn Lynn English High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,723 student
    1.0 miles
    50 Goodridge Street
    Lynn, MA 01902
    (781) 477-7366
    1.0 9-12 1,723
  • Lynn Sewell-anderson
    Grades: K-5 | 310 students
    1.0 miles
    25 Ontario Street
    Lynn, MA 01905
    (781) 477-7444
    1.0 K-5 310
  • Lynn Cobbet Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
    1.1 miles
    40 Franklin Street
    Lynn, MA 01902
    (781) 477-7341
    1.1 K-5 639

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