Jireh Swift

2203 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02745
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 208 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Jireh Swift ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jireh Swift ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Jireh Swift's student population of 208 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Jireh Swift ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jireh Swift is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1164 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
41%
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25-29%
44%
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21-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
23%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
59%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jireh Swift's ranking?
Jireh Swift is ranked #1164 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Jireh Swift?
208 students attend Jireh Swift.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Jireh Swift students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jireh Swift?
Jireh Swift has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Jireh Swift offer ?
Jireh Swift offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jireh Swift part of?
Jireh Swift is part of New Bedford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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