Emily A Fifield Elementary School (Closed 2012)

25 Dunbar Ave
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Emily A Fifield Elementary School served 305 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 30-34% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 59%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 70%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
30-34%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
30-34%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
29%
22%
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Black
65%
10%
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White
2%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 59% MA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% MA state average).
How many students attend Emily A Fifield Elementary School?
305 students attend Emily A Fifield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Emily A Fifield Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emily A Fifield Elementary School?
Emily A Fifield Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Emily A Fifield Elementary School offer ?
Emily A Fifield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Emily A Fifield Elementary School part of?
Emily A Fifield Elementary School is part of Boston School District.

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