Hosmer

  • Hosmer serves 633 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Hosmer's student population of 633 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1210 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hosmer and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hosmer and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
9%
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White
71%
61%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.470.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hosmer and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 662 students
    0.5 miles
    50 Columbia Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7760
    0.5 9-12 662
  • Cambridge Haggerty
    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
    1.0 miles
    110 Cushing Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6555
    1.0 PK-5 253
  • Watertown James Russell Lowell
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    1.0 miles
    175 Orchard Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7770
    1.0 PK-5 432
  • Newton Bigelow Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
    1.2 miles
    42 Vernon St
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)559-6800
    1.2 6-8 525
  • Brighton Lyon Upper 9-12
    Grades: 9-12 | 126 students
    1.2 miles
    95 Beechcroft Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
    (617)635-8351
    1.2 9-12 126

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