James W Hennigan serves 504 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
James W Hennigan 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 504 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 7% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
James W Hennigan ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
James W Hennigan's student population of 504 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
James W Hennigan is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of James W Hennigan is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1569 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is James W Hennigan's ranking?
James W Hennigan is ranked #1569 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are James W Hennigan often compared to?
James W Henniganis often viewed alongside schools like Curley K-8 School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend James W Hennigan?
504 students attend James W Hennigan.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of James W Hennigan students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James W Hennigan?
James W Hennigan has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does James W Hennigan offer ?
James W Hennigan offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is James W Hennigan part of?
James W Hennigan is part of Boston School District.
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