Northeast Elementary School

70 Putney Lane
Waltham, MA 02452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Northeast Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Northeast Elementary School 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 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 491 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Northeast Elementary School's student population of 491 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Northeast Elementary School 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 Northeast Elementary School is 0.67, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1179 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
23%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
41%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
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 Northeast Elementary School's ranking?
Northeast Elementary School is ranked #1179 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Northeast Elementary School often compared to?
Northeast Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Douglas Macarthur Elementary School, James Fitzgerald Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Northeast Elementary School?
491 students attend Northeast Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Northeast Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northeast Elementary School?
Northeast Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Northeast Elementary School offer ?
Northeast Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Northeast Elementary School part of?
Northeast Elementary School is part of Waltham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 491 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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