Underwood

  • Underwood serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher 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 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Underwood's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#428 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
18%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
64%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Underwood.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.550.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Underwood and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton Bigelow Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
    0.2 miles
    42 Vernon St
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)559-6800
    0.2 6-8 525
  • Newton Lincoln-eliot
    Grades: K-5 | 346 students
    0.6 miles
    191 Pearl Street
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)559-9540
    0.6 K-5 346
  • Newtonville Cabot
    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
    0.9 miles
    229 Cabot Street
    Newtonville, MA 02460
    (617)559-9400
    0.9 K-5 400
  • Newton Center John Ward
    Grades: K-5 | 312 students
    1.0 miles
    10 Dolphin Rd
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617)559-6450
    1.0 K-5 312
  • Watertown Watertown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
    1.1 miles
    50 Columbia Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)926-7760
    1.1 9-12 662

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