Ellis Mendell

  • Ellis Mendell serves 267 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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.
  • Ellis Mendell 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 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Ellis Mendell's student population of 267 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ellis Mendell 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 Ellis Mendell 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 Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
23%
9%
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White
36%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ellis Mendell and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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