James Russell Lowell

  • James Russell Lowell serves 417 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 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James Russell Lowell placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • James Russell Lowell's student population of 417 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Russell Lowell 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 Russell Lowell is 0.52, 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#839 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
67%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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