Mary Lee Burbank

266 School Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mary Lee Burbank serves 354 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Mary Lee Burbank placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mary Lee Burbank ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Mary Lee Burbank's student population of 354 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Lee Burbank is ranked within the top 5% 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 Mary Lee Burbank is 0.54, 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
#45 out of 1644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
24%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
63%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Mary Lee Burbank's ranking?
Mary Lee Burbank is ranked #45 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Mary Lee Burbank often compared to?
Mary Lee Burbankis often viewed alongside schools like Roger E Wellington, Winn Brook by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Mary Lee Burbank?
354 students attend Mary Lee Burbank.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Mary Lee Burbank students are White, 24% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mary Lee Burbank?
Mary Lee Burbank has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Mary Lee Burbank offer ?
Mary Lee Burbank offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mary Lee Burbank part of?
Mary Lee Burbank is part of Belmont School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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