Maria Hastings Elementary School

  • Maria Hastings Elementary School serves 427 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Maria Hastings Elementary School operates within the Lexington School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 427 students
Maria Hastings Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Maria Hastings Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Maria Hastings Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Maria Hastings Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Maria Hastings Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
35%
6%
Maria Hastings Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
3%
18%
Maria Hastings Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
2%
9%
Maria Hastings Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
52%
64%
Maria Hastings Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Maria Hastings Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Maria Hastings Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Maria Hastings Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.34
Maria Hastings Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
36%
Maria Hastings Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
4%
Maria Hastings Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Lexington School District's student population of 6,733 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,333 is higher than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,045 is higher than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Lexington School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,733 1,368
Lexington School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $25 MM
Lexington School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $139 MM $25 MM
Lexington School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,333 $18,534
Lexington School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,045 $18,197
Lexington School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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