Sumner G. Whittier School

  • Sumner G. Whittier School serves 595 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 51% (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 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Sumner G. Whittier School's student population of 595 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sumner G. Whittier School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sumner G. Whittier School is 0.57, 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#994 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
54%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
62%
19%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
17%
61%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.570.35
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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 NameEverett School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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