John J Shaughnessy

  • John J Shaughnessy serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 45-49% (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 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • John J Shaughnessy's student population of 484 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John J Shaughnessy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John J Shaughnessy is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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#1290 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
30%
7%
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Hispanic
36%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
26%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.58
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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 NameLowell School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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