James Tansey

  • James Tansey serves 293 students in grades Kindergarten-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 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • James Tansey's student population of 293 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Tansey's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Tansey is 0.33, which is less 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#1175 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
81%
61%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.35
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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 NameFall River School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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