Joseph A. Browne School

  • Joseph A. Browne School serves 576 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (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 20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Joseph A. Browne School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Joseph A. Browne School's student population of 576 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph A. Browne School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph A. Browne School is 0.24, which is less 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#1613 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
87%
19%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
6%
61%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph A. Browne School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.240.58
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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 NameChelsea School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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