Michael J Perkins

50 Burke Street
South Boston, MA 02127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 173 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Michael J Perkins ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Michael J Perkins's student population of 173 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 58% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Michael J Perkins ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Michael J Perkins is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1458 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
41%
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20-24%
44%
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≤20%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Michael J Perkins and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
36%
23%
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Black
42%
10%
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White
12%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart displays the diversity score of Michael J Perkins and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michael J Perkins 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 District Name
Source: 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 #1458 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Michael J Perkins often compared to?
Michael J Perkinsis often viewed alongside schools like Joseph P Tynan by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Michael J Perkins?
173 students attend Michael J Perkins.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Michael J Perkins students are Black, 36% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, and 5% 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.
In what neighborhood is Michael J Perkins located?
Michael J Perkins is located in the Roxbury neighborhood of South Boston, MA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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