John B Devalles

  • John B Devalles serves 338 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • John B Devalles's student population of 338 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John B Devalles's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John B Devalles is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1445 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
42%
19%
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Black
14%
9%
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White
42%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Bedford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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