Oakdale

147 Cedar Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 249 students in grades 1-5, Oakdale ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oakdale's student population of 249 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Oakdale ranks within the top 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oakdale is 0.46, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#689 out of 1631 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
41%
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45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
9%
10%
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White
72%
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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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oakdale's ranking?
Oakdale is ranked #689 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Oakdale often compared to?
Oakdaleis often viewed alongside schools like Greenlodge, Riverdale by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Oakdale?
249 students attend Oakdale.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Oakdale students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oakdale?
Oakdale has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Oakdale offer ?
Oakdale offers enrollment in grades 1-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Oakdale part of?
Oakdale is part of Dedham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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