Joseph Mcavinnue

131 Mammoth Road
Lowell, MA 01854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Joseph Mcavinnue ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Joseph Mcavinnue ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Joseph Mcavinnue's student population of 444 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph Mcavinnue ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Joseph Mcavinnue is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1346 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
41%
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20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
50%
23%
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Black
8%
10%
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White
22%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joseph Mcavinnue's ranking?
Joseph Mcavinnue is ranked #1346 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Joseph Mcavinnue often compared to?
Joseph Mcavinnueis often viewed alongside schools like Charlotte M Murkland Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Joseph Mcavinnue?
444 students attend Joseph Mcavinnue.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Joseph Mcavinnue students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph Mcavinnue?
Joseph Mcavinnue has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Joseph Mcavinnue offer ?
Joseph Mcavinnue offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Joseph Mcavinnue part of?
Joseph Mcavinnue is part of Lowell School District.
In what neighborhood is Joseph Mcavinnue located?
Joseph Mcavinnue is located in the Pawtucketville neighborhood of Lowell, MA. There are 2 other public schools located in Pawtucketville.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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