James Russell Lowell

  • James Russell Lowell serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to 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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • James Russell Lowell's student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Russell Lowell's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Russell Lowell is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#613 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
72%
61%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.460.35
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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 NameWatertown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Watertown Watertown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students
    0.5 miles
    68 Waverley Avenue
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7783
    0.5 6-8 569
  • Watertown Watertown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
    0.6 miles
    50 Columbia Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7760
    0.6 9-12 662
  • Belmont Daniel Butler
    Grades: K-4 | 363 students
    0.7 miles
    90 White Street
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617)993-5550
    0.7 K-4 363
  • Watertown Cunniff
    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
    0.8 miles
    246 Warren Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7726
    0.8 PK-5 296
  • Belmont Winthrop L Chenery Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1357 students
    0.9 miles
    95 Washington Street
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617)993-5800
    0.9 5-8 1357

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