L F Dewing

  • L F Dewing serves 564 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 59%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • L F Dewing placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • L F Dewing's student population of 564 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students564 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • L F Dewing is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,569 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of L F Dewing is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
60%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
64%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
87%
61%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in L F Dewing.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.240.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTewksbury School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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