Hosmer

1 Concord Rd
Watertown, MA 02472
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hosmer serves 668 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hosmer placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 52% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hosmer's student population of 668 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Hosmer is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hosmer is 0.58, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#879 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
62%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Hosmer's ranking?
Hosmer is ranked #879 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Hosmer often compared to?
Hosmeris often viewed alongside schools like James Russell Lowell, Cunniff by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Hosmer?
668 students attend Hosmer.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Hosmer students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hosmer?
Hosmer has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hosmer offer ?
Hosmer offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hosmer part of?
Hosmer is part of Watertown School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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