40 Damon Avenue
Melrose, MA 02176
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Horace Mann serves 281 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Horace Mann placed in the top 1% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Horace Mann's student population of 281 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Horace Mann is ranked within the top 1% 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 Horace Mann is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 1667 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
90%
60%
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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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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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