Josiah Quincy

  • Josiah Quincy serves 832 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher 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.
  • Josiah Quincy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 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 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Josiah Quincy's student population of 832 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students832 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Josiah Quincy 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 Josiah Quincy is 0.62, which is more 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#950 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
58%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
11%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Josiah Quincy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Josiah Quincy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Josiah Quincy is Quincy Upper School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boston Quincy Upper School
    Grades: 6-12 | 507 students
    0.2 miles
    152 Arlington Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-8940
    0.2 6-12 507
  • Boston William Mckinley
    Grades: 1-12 | 355 students
    0.5 miles
    90 Warren Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-9976
    0.5 1-12 355
  • Boston Blackstone
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    0.6 miles
    380 Shawmut Avenue
    Boston, MA 02118
    (617) 635-8471
    0.6 PK-5 575
  • Boston Snowden International School At Copley
    Grades: 9-12 | 444 students
    0.7 miles
    150 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-9989
    0.7 9-12 444
  • South Boston James Condon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 905 students
    0.9 miles
    200 D Street
    South Boston, MA 02127
    (617) 635-8608
    0.9 PK-8 905

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