135 Pleasant Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
John F. Ryan serves 475 students in grades 5-6.
John F. Ryan placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

John F. Ryan's student population of 475 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

John F. Ryan is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John F. Ryan is 0.29, 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
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#704 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
22%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
84%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend John F. Ryan?

475 students attend John F. Ryan.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of John F. Ryan students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of John F. Ryan?

John F. Ryan has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does John F. Ryan offer ?

John F. Ryan offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is John F. Ryan part of?

John F. Ryan is part of Tewksbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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