John A Bishop serves 381 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John A Bishop placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 43% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 381 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 32%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
John A Bishop ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
John A Bishop's student population of 381 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John A Bishop is ranked within the top 20% 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 John A Bishop is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#217 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
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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 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?
381 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, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John A Bishop?
John A Bishop has a student ration of 15:1, 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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