John H Duval

60 Regal Street
Whitman, MA 02382
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
John H Duval serves 417 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John H Duval 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

John H Duval's student population of 417 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

John H Duval is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of John H Duval is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#763 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
77%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John H Duval's ranking?
John H Duval is ranked #763 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are John H Duval often compared to?
John H Duvalis often viewed alongside schools like Margaret L Donovan by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend John H Duval?
417 students attend John H Duval.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of John H Duval students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John H Duval?
John H Duval has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does John H Duval offer ?
John H Duval offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John H Duval part of?
John H Duval is part of Whitman-Hanson School District.

School Reviews

5   5/20/2020
I've been here since kindergarden. This was sadly, my last year. And I don't get to finish it, which is the saddest part. I went through some stuff, and the teachers and in-school therapists really helped me on the few ac cations i needed them. I know they helped a few of my friends.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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