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 13:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students424 students
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Joseph Demello Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Joseph Demello Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeJoseph Demello Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Joseph Demello Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
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)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Joseph Demello Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJoseph Demello Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.150.55
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 (1999-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dartmouth School District's student population of 3,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,317 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,003 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameDartmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed3,7181,368
Dartmouth School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$50 MM$29 MM
Dartmouth School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$49 MM$28 MM
Dartmouth School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,317$20,216
Dartmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,003$19,181
Dartmouth School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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