James W Hennigan

  • James W Hennigan serves 638 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (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 20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • James W Hennigan's student population of 638 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James W Hennigan's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James W Hennigan is 0.53, which is less 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#1612 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James W Hennigan and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
63%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James W Hennigan and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
28%
9%
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White
6%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James W Hennigan.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.530.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James W Hennigan and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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