Joseph J Hurley serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Joseph J Hurley 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 356 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 81%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Joseph J Hurley's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Joseph J Hurley is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Joseph J Hurley is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1306 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Joseph J Hurley's ranking?
Joseph J Hurley is ranked #1306 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Joseph J Hurley?
356 students attend Joseph J Hurley.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Joseph J Hurley students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph J Hurley?
Joseph J Hurley has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Joseph J Hurley offer ?
Joseph J Hurley offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Joseph J Hurley part of?
Joseph J Hurley is part of Boston School District.
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