Maria Hastings

  • Maria Hastings serves 466 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 81% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Maria Hastings placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Maria Hastings's student population of 466 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maria Hastings 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 Maria Hastings is 0.63, which is more 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#201 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
44%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
41%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maria Hastings and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 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
  • Lexington Minuteman Regional High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students
    0.5 miles
    758 Marrett Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-6500
    0.5 9-12 538
  • Lexington Bridge
    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
    0.7 miles
    55 Middleby Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2510
    0.7 K-5 572
  • Lexington Lexington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,212 students
    1.2 miles
    251 Waltham Street
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2320
    1.2 9-12 2,212
  • Hanscom Afb Hanscom Primary
    Grades: PK-3 | 332 students
    1.4 miles
    6 Ent Road
    Hanscom Afb, MA 01731
    (781) 274-7721
    1.4 PK-3 332
  • Hanscom Afb Hanscom Middle School
    Grades: 4-8 | 271 students
    1.5 miles
    6 Ent Road
    Hanscom Afb, MA 01731
    (781) 274-0050
    1.5 4-8 271

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