277 Ralph Talbot Street
South Weymouth, MA 02190
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Ralph Talbot serves 248 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Ralph Talbot placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ralph Talbot's student population of 248 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Ralph Talbot is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ralph Talbot is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#556 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
71%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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