John Marshall Elementary School (Closed 2014)

35 Westville St
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John Marshall Elementary School served 688 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 13% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 14% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
13%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
14%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
41%
20%
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Black
51%
9%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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