Hosmer

  • Hosmer serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hosmer 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Hosmer's student population of 683 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hosmer is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hosmer is 0.56, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1133 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
64%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hosmer. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hosmer 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Watertown Watertown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 674 students
    0.5 miles
    50 Columbia Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617) 926-7760
    0.5 9-12 674
  • Cambridge Haggerty
    Grades: PK-5 | 257 students
    1.0 miles
    110 Cushing Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 349-6555
    1.0 PK-5 257
  • Watertown James Russell Lowell
    Grades: PK-5 | 417 students
    1.0 miles
    175 Orchard Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617) 926-7770
    1.0 PK-5 417
  • Newton Bigelow Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 521 students
    1.2 miles
    42 Vernon St
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617) 559-6800
    1.2 6-8 521
  • Brighton Lyon Upper 9-12
    Grades: 9-12 | 124 students
    1.2 miles
    95 Beechcroft Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
    (617) 635-8351
    1.2 9-12 124

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