John G Whittier

  • John G Whittier serves 509 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (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 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • John G Whittier's student population of 509 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John G Whittier's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John G Whittier is 0.47, 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#1233 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
27%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
68%
61%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.470.35
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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 NameHaverhill School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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