Phineas Bates

  • Phineas Bates serves 280 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Phineas Bates's student population of 280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Phineas Bates's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Phineas Bates is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1120 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
19%
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Black
28%
9%
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White
24%
61%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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