Washington

795 Wilder Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 246 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Washington ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Washington's student population of 246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
246 students
This chart display total students of Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Washington
Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Washington by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Washington by grade.

School Rankings

Washington ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#1262 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Washington, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington 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 2020-21 school year data.
25-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Washington and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
43%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Washington and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
27%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
18%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
0.71
This chart display the diversity score of Washington and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington's ranking?
Washington is ranked #1262 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Washington often compared to?
Washingtonis often viewed alongside schools like Pyne Arts by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Washington?
246 students attend Washington.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Washington students are Asian, 27% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington?
Washington has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Washington offer ?
Washington offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Washington part of?
Washington is part of Lowell School District.

School Reviews

Review Washington. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
What happens when a school district stops busing students? Could segregation once again be a reality for public school districts? Wake County in North Carolina is testing the segregation waters with its decision to stop busing students in their district.
Surveillance Cameras: Violation of Rights or Improved Security?
Surveillance Cameras: Violation of Rights or Improved Security?
A school district in Virginia has given the green light to schools that want to install surveillance cameras in common areas like cafeterias and hallways. We’ll look at whether this is a violation of student privacy or the best way to keep order in schools.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Quick Links