Higginson

  • Higginson serves 171 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Higginson's student population of 171 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students171 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Higginson
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
58%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Higginson and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
37%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Higginson and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Higginson and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Higginson and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Higginson. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.530.59
This chart display the diversity score of Higginson and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Higginson and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 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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