Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School

  • Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School serves 332 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School's student population of 332 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School is 0.64, which is more 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#1499 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
19%
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Black
14%
9%
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White
24%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.58
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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 NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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