John J Mcglynn Elementary School

  • John J Mcglynn Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

John J Mcglynn Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • John J Mcglynn Elementary School's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students544 students
This chart display total students of John J Mcglynn Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of John J Mcglynn Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of John J Mcglynn Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of John J Mcglynn Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • John J Mcglynn Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John J Mcglynn Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#1349 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
54%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John J Mcglynn Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.660.36
This chart display the diversity score of John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John J Mcglynn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMedford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review John J Mcglynn Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of public school vouchers as they pertain to the education of students with disabilities.
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.