Joyce Kilmer

  • Joyce Kilmer serves 435 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Joyce Kilmer's student population of 435 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joyce Kilmer's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joyce Kilmer is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1096 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
19%
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Black
14%
9%
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White
55%
61%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joyce Kilmer.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.640.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joyce Kilmer 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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
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