Mary D Altavesta

  • Mary D Altavesta serves 248 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mary D Altavesta placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Mary D Altavesta places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Mary D Altavesta's student population of 248 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary D Altavesta is ranked within the top 50% 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 Mary D Altavesta is 0.72, 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#827 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
46%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoburn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Woburn Linscott-rumford
    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
    0.4 miles
    86 Elm Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8239
    0.4 K-5 207
  • Burlington Marshall Simonds Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    1.4 miles
    114 Winn Street
    Burlington, MA 01803
    (781) 270-1781
    1.4 6-8 801
  • Burlington Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 407 students
    1.5 miles
    125 Winn Street
    Burlington, MA 01803
    (781) 270-1721
    1.5 K-5 407
  • Woburn Wyman
    Grades: K-5 | 182 students
    1.5 miles
    677 Main Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8243
    1.5 K-5 182
  • Woburn John F Kennedy Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 483 students
    1.6 miles
    33 Middle Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781) 937-8230
    1.6 6-8 483

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