253 Vinton Street
Melrose, MA 02176
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Roosevelt serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Roosevelt placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Roosevelt ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Roosevelt's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Roosevelt is ranked within the top 20% 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 Roosevelt is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#326 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
57%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
66%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
22%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
80%
57%
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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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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Roosevelt's ranking?

Roosevelt ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Roosevelt?

421 students attend Roosevelt.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

80% of Roosevelt students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Roosevelt?

Roosevelt has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Roosevelt offer ?

Roosevelt offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Roosevelt part of?

Roosevelt is part of Melrose School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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