John M Tobin serves 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John M Tobin placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 307 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 54%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 80-84% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
John M Tobin ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
John M Tobin's student population of 307 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John M Tobin is ranked within the top 10% 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 M Tobin is 0.72, which is more 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
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#119 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is John M Tobin's ranking?
John M Tobin is ranked #119 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend John M Tobin?
307 students attend John M Tobin.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of John M Tobin students are White, 18% of students are Asian, 18% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John M Tobin?
John M Tobin has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does John M Tobin offer ?
John M Tobin offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John M Tobin part of?
John M Tobin is part of Cambridge School District.
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