Ellen R Hathaway

256 Court Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 273 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ellen R Hathaway ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ellen R Hathaway ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Ellen R Hathaway's student population of 273 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Ellen R Hathaway ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ellen R Hathaway is 0.68, which is more 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)
#983 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
37%
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35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
43%
23%
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Black
18%
10%
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White
32%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ellen R Hathaway's ranking?
Ellen R Hathaway is ranked #983 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Ellen R Hathaway?
273 students attend Ellen R Hathaway.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Ellen R Hathaway students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ellen R Hathaway?
Ellen R Hathaway has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ellen R Hathaway offer ?
Ellen R Hathaway offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ellen R Hathaway part of?
Ellen R Hathaway is part of New Bedford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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