John B Devalles

  • John B Devalles serves 389 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John B Devalles 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • John B Devalles's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John B Devalles is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 B Devalles is 0.63, which is more 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#1409 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
45%
20%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
40%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Bedford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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