Michael J Perkins serves 166 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Michael J Perkins placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 166 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 85%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Michael J Perkins ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Michael J Perkins's student population of 166 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Michael J Perkins is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Michael J Perkins is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1350 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Michael J Perkins's ranking?
Michael J Perkins is ranked #1350 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Michael J Perkins?
166 students attend Michael J Perkins.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Michael J Perkins students are Black, 33% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Michael J Perkins?
Michael J Perkins has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Michael J Perkins offer ?
Michael J Perkins offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Michael J Perkins part of?
Michael J Perkins is part of Boston School District.
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