Samuel W Mason

  • Samuel W Mason serves 231 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 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Samuel W Mason's student population of 231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samuel W Mason's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samuel W Mason is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#1583 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
19%
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Black
50%
9%
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White
7%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.35
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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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  • Jamaica Plain Community Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    0.1 miles
    25 Glen Road
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617)635-8950
    0.1 9-12 44
  • Roxbury Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
    0.2 miles
    6 Shirley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617)227-8055
    0.2 PK-5 292
  • Roxbury Orchard Gardens
    Grades: PK-8 | 886 students
    0.4 miles
    906 Albany Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617)635-1660
    0.4 PK-8 886
  • Dorchester Dearborn
    Grades: 6-12 | 309 students
    0.5 miles
    60 Washington St
    Dorchester, MA 02121
    (617)635-8412
    0.5 6-12 309
  • Dorchester Boston Collegiate Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 5-12 | 680 students
    0.6 miles
    11 Mayhew Street
    Dorchester, MA 02125
    (617)265-1172
    0.6 5-12 680

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