885 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Josiah Quincy serves 742 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Josiah Quincy's student population of 742 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Josiah Quincy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Josiah Quincy is 0.58, 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
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#867 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
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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%
22%
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Black
12%
10%
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White
12%
57%
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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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Diversity Score
0.58
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 742 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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