Lawrence W Pingree

1250 Commercial Street
East Weymouth, MA 02189
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawrence W Pingree serves 250 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lawrence W Pingree 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lawrence W Pingree's student population of 250 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 69% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawrence W Pingree is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence W Pingree is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#914 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
72%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lawrence W Pingree's ranking?
Lawrence W Pingree is ranked #914 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Lawrence W Pingree often compared to?
Lawrence W Pingreeis often viewed alongside schools like Academy Avenue by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Lawrence W Pingree?
250 students attend Lawrence W Pingree.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Lawrence W Pingree students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lawrence W Pingree?
Lawrence W Pingree has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lawrence W Pingree offer ?
Lawrence W Pingree offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lawrence W Pingree part of?
Lawrence W Pingree is part of Weymouth School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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