333 Charles Street
Reading, MA 01867
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
J Warren Killam serves 395 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
J Warren Killam placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

J Warren Killam's student population of 395 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

J Warren Killam is ranked within the top 50% 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 J Warren Killam is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#574 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
22%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
88%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend J Warren Killam?

395 students attend J Warren Killam.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

88% of J Warren Killam students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of J Warren Killam?

J Warren Killam has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does J Warren Killam offer ?

J Warren Killam offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is J Warren Killam part of?

J Warren Killam is part of Reading School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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