John D Runkle

  • John D Runkle serves 613 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • John D Runkle's student population of 613 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John D Runkle's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John D Runkle is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#403 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
61%
61%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.35
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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 NameBrookline School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to John D Runkle is Brookline High School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Pierce (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Pierce (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brookline Pierce
    Grades: K-8 | 854 students
    0.3 miles
    50 School Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617)730-2583
    0.3 K-8 854
  • Brookline Brookline Early Education Program At Beacon
    Grades: PK | 60 students
    0.4 miles
    115 Greenough Street, Room 109
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617)713-5471
    0.4 PK 60
  • Brookline Brookline High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2009 students
    0.4 miles
    115 Greenough Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617)713-5003
    0.4 9-12 2009
  • Brookline William H Lincoln
    Grades: K-8 | 576 students
    0.4 miles
    19 Kennard Rd
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617)879-4600
    0.4 K-8 576
  • Brookline The Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 68 students
    0.5 miles
    599 Brookline Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617)713-5472
    0.5 PK 68

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