Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School

  • Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pauline Agassiz Shaw 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School's student population of 256 students has grown by 141% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School is 0.53, which is less 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#1531 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
52%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
20%
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Black
64%
9%
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White
3%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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