John A Bishop

25 Columbia Road
Arlington, MA 02474
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 390 students in grades Kindergarten-5, John A Bishop ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 20% in MA
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

John A Bishop ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

John A Bishop's student population of 390 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

John A Bishop ranks within the top 20% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John A Bishop is 0.51, 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)
#217 out of 1644 schools
(Top 20%)
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60-64%
37%
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70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
68%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John A Bishop's ranking?
John A Bishop is ranked #217 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are John A Bishop often compared to?
John A Bishopis often viewed alongside schools like Brackett, M Norcross Stratton, Thompson by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend John A Bishop?
390 students attend John A Bishop.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of John A Bishop students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John A Bishop?
John A Bishop has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does John A Bishop offer ?
John A Bishop offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John A Bishop part of?
John A Bishop is part of Arlington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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