Josiah Quincy

885 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Josiah Quincy serves 711 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Josiah Quincy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 711 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Josiah Quincy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Josiah Quincy's student population of 711 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Josiah Quincy is ranked within the top 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 Josiah Quincy is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#762 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
62%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
12%
10%
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White
11%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Josiah Quincy's ranking?
Josiah Quincy is ranked #762 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Josiah Quincy often compared to?
Josiah Quincyis often viewed alongside schools like Eliot Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Josiah Quincy?
711 students attend Josiah Quincy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Josiah Quincy students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Josiah Quincy?
Josiah Quincy has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Josiah Quincy offer ?
Josiah Quincy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Josiah Quincy part of?
Josiah Quincy is part of Boston School District.

School Reviews

2   1/6/2024
THIS SCHOOL IS VERY GOOD..
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5   1/6/2024
THIS SCHOOL IS VERY GOOD THIS IS VERY GOOD SCHOOL.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - gaming

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 711 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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