Joseph Demello Elementary School

  • Joseph Demello Elementary School serves 424 students in grades 1-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Joseph Demello Elementary School operates within the Dartmouth School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 424 students
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Joseph Demello Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Joseph Demello Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Joseph Demello Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
3%
18%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
n/a
9%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
92%
64%
Joseph Demello Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Joseph Demello Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Joseph Demello Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.34
Joseph Demello Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
36%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
4%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dartmouth School District's student population of 3,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,262 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,923 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Dartmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,718 1,368
Dartmouth School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $25 MM
Dartmouth School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $51 MM $25 MM
Dartmouth School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,262 $18,534
Dartmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,923 $18,197
Dartmouth School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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