Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School

  • Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School 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 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School's student population of 345 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 91% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School 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 Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School is 0.60, which is more 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#1423 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
56%
20%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
27%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Bedford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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