116 Elmwood Rd
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Katharine Lee Bates serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Katharine Lee Bates placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Katharine Lee Bates is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#133 out of 1667 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 372 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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