Ferryway

150 Cross Street
Malden, MA 02148
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 896 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Ferryway ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 896 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ferryway ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Ferryway's student population of 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
896 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ferryway ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ferryway is 0.76, 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)
#1006 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
41%
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42%
44%
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35-39%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ferryway and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
23%
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Black
19%
10%
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White
24%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.76
This chart displays the diversity score of Ferryway and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferryway and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ferryway's ranking?
Ferryway is ranked #1006 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Ferryway often compared to?
Ferrywayis often viewed alongside schools like Salemwood, Beebe by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Ferryway?
896 students attend Ferryway.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Ferryway students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 19% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ferryway?
Ferryway has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ferryway offer ?
Ferryway offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ferryway part of?
Ferryway is part of Malden School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 896 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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