Memorial Spaulding

  • Memorial Spaulding serves 453 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Memorial Spaulding placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Memorial Spaulding places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Memorial Spaulding's student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memorial Spaulding is ranked within the top 30% 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 Memorial Spaulding is 0.62, 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#377 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
26%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
55%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
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 Memorial Spaulding 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 NameNewton 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
  • Newton Center Charles E Brown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 753 students
    0.8 miles
    125 Meadowbrook Rd
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617) 559-6900
    0.8 6-8 753
  • Newton Center Newton South High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,893 student
    0.9 miles
    140 Brandeis Rd
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617) 559-6500
    0.9 9-12 1,893
  • Chestnut Hill Edith C Baker
    Grades: K-8 | 762 students
    1.0 miles
    205 Beverly Rd
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (617) 879-4500
    1.0 K-8 762
  • Newton Center Oak Hill Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
    1.0 miles
    130 Wheeler Rd
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617) 559-9200
    1.0 6-8 614
  • West Roxbury West Roxbury Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 475 students
    1.1 miles
    1205 V.f.w. Parkway
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617) 635-8935
    1.1 9-12 475

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