James M. Quinn School

529 Hawthorn Street
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
James M. Quinn School serves 634 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
James M. Quinn 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 47% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

James M. Quinn School's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students634 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of James M. Quinn School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

James M. Quinn 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 James M. Quinn School is 0.24, which is less 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
#1067 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James M. Quinn School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
87%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James M. Quinn School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James M. Quinn School 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 NameDartmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James M. Quinn School is New Bedford High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dartmouth Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Dartmouth Dartmouth Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 966 students
    0.2 miles
    366 Slocum Road
    North Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (508) 997-9333
    0.2 6-8 966
  • New Bedford Betsey B Winslow Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 310 students
    0.8 miles
    561 Allen Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    0.8 K-5 310
  • New Bedford Thomas R Rodman Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 195 students
    0.8 miles
    497 Mill Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    0.8 K-5 195
  • New Bedford Ellen R Hathaway Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    1.1 miles
    256 Court Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    1.1 PK-5 303
  • New Bedford Keith Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 892 students
    1.1 miles
    225 Hathaway Blvd
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 997-4511
    1.1 6-8 892

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