Sumner G. Whittier School

  • Sumner G. Whittier School serves 617 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 47% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sumner G. Whittier School 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Sumner G. Whittier School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students617 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sumner G. Whittier School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sumner G. Whittier School 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 Sumner G. Whittier School is 0.55, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1067 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
64%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sumner G. Whittier School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.550.59
This chart display the diversity score of Sumner G. Whittier School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sumner G. Whittier School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEverett School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sumner G. Whittier School is Devens School (0.3 miles away)
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