Katharine Lee Bates

  • Katharine Lee Bates serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Katharine Lee Bates placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Katharine Lee Bates places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Katharine Lee Bates's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Katharine Lee Bates is ranked within the top 20% 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 Katharine Lee Bates is 0.38, which is less 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#306 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
78%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWellesley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wellesley Hills Ernest F Upham
    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
    0.4 miles
    35 Wynnewood Rd
    Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
    (781) 446-6285
    0.4 K-5 236
  • Wellesley John D Hardy
    Grades: K-5 | 295 students
    0.7 miles
    293 Weston Rd
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781) 446-6270
    0.7 K-5 295
  • Wellesley Sprague Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 383 students
    0.7 miles
    401 School Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781) 263-1965
    0.7 K-5 383
  • Wellesley Hills Wellesley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,128 student
    1.0 miles
    50 Kingsbury Street
    Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
    (781) 446-6235
    1.0 6-8 1,128
  • Wellesley Hunnewell
    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
    1.4 miles
    28 Cameron Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781) 446-6275
    1.4 K-5 248

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