John A Bishop

  • John A Bishop serves 420 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John A Bishop placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • John A Bishop's student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John A Bishop is ranked within the top 30% 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 John A Bishop is 0.47, 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#348 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
71%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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    Grades: 6-8 | 1,258 student
    1.1 miles
    63 Acton Street
    Arlington, MA 02476
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  • Arlington Thompson
    Grades: K-5 | 489 students
    1.2 miles
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    Arlington, MA 02474
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