Joseph C Chamberlain

  • Joseph C Chamberlain serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Joseph C Chamberlain 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Joseph C Chamberlain's student population of 517 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph C Chamberlain is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Joseph C Chamberlain is 0.35, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1064 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
9%
9%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaunton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Taunton Benjamin Friedman Middle School
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    0.1 miles
    500 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1493
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  • Taunton Edmund Hatch Bennett
    Grades: K-4 | 332 students
    1.1 miles
    47 North Walker Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1245
    1.1 K-4 332
  • Taunton Mulcahey Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 487 students
    1.6 miles
    28 Clifford Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1255
    1.6 K-4 487
  • Taunton H H Galligan
    Grades: K-4 | 240 students
    1.9 miles
    15 Sheridan Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508) 821-1295
    1.9 K-4 240
  • Westborough Southeast Area Special Education School

    2.1 miles
    167-169 Lyman Street, C/o Hadl
    Westborough, MA 01581
    (781) 338-3305
    2.1 n/a n/a

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