John D Runkle

  • John D Runkle serves 627 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John D Runkle placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

John D Runkle places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • John D Runkle's student population of 627 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John D Runkle is ranked within the top 30% 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 D Runkle is 0.59, which is equal to 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#336 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
61%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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 and elementary school is Pierce (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brookline Pierce
    Grades: K-8 | 859 students
    0.3 miles
    50 School Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 730-2583
    0.3 K-8 859
  • 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 | 2,080 students
    0.4 miles
    115 Greenough Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5003
    0.4 9-12 2,080
  • Brookline William H Lincoln
    Grades: K-8 | 578 students
    0.4 miles
    19 Kennard Rd
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 879-4600
    0.4 K-8 578
  • Brookline The Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 58 students
    0.5 miles
    599 Brookline Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5472
    0.5 PK 58

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