Phineas Bates

  • Phineas Bates serves 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Phineas Bates 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 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Phineas Bates's student population of 262 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Phineas Bates 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 Phineas Bates is 0.71, which is more 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#1320 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
37%
20%
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Black
32%
9%
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White
22%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Phineas Bates is Brooke Charter School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Mozart (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roslindale Mozart
    Grades: PK-5 | 179 students
    0.4 miles
    236 Beech Street
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 635-8082
    0.4 PK-5 179
  • Roslindale George H Conley
    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
    0.5 miles
    450 Poplar Street
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 635-8099
    0.5 PK-5 212
  • Roslindale Brooke Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-10 | 1,736 student
    0.7 miles
    190 Cummins Highway
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 325-7977
    0.7 K-10 1,736
  • Roslindale Washington Irving Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 321 students
    0.7 miles
    105 Cummins Hwy
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 635-8072
    0.7 6-8 321
  • Roslindale Charles Sumner
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Basile Street
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 635-8131
    0.8 PK-5 581

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