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).
John William Decas's student population of 577 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of John William Decas is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(13-14)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(13-14)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education
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