20 Lydia Street
Springfield, MA 01109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hiram L Dorman serves 240 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hiram L Dorman 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hiram L Dorman's student population of 240 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Hiram L Dorman is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hiram L Dorman is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1520 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
65%
22%
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Black
17%
10%
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White
12%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Hiram L Dorman often compared to?

Hiram L Dormanis often viewed alongside schools like Veterans Park Elementary School, Warner by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Hiram L Dorman?

240 students attend Hiram L Dorman.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

65% of Hiram L Dorman students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hiram L Dorman?

Hiram L Dorman has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Hiram L Dorman offer ?

Hiram L Dorman offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Hiram L Dorman part of?

Hiram L Dorman is part of Springfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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