Horace Mann

40 Damon Avenue
Melrose, MA 02176
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 267 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Horace Mann ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : Top 20% in MA
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Horace Mann's student population of 267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Horace Mann ranks within the top 20% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Horace Mann is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#201 out of 1644 schools
(Top 20%)
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55-59%
37%
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75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
n/a
10%
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White
90%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Horace Mann's ranking?
Horace Mann is ranked #201 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Horace Mann often compared to?
Horace Mannis often viewed alongside schools like Roosevelt, Winthrop by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Horace Mann?
267 students attend Horace Mann.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Horace Mann students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Horace Mann?
Horace Mann has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Horace Mann offer ?
Horace Mann offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Horace Mann part of?
Horace Mann is part of Melrose School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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