James Fitzgerald Elementary School

  • James Fitzgerald Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (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 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • James Fitzgerald Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Fitzgerald Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Fitzgerald Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1009 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
28%
19%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
56%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Fitzgerald Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaltham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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