John William Decas

  • John William Decas serves 577 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • John William Decas's student population of 577 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
66%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
51%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
72%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John William Decas. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.460.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John William Decas and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWareham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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