William E Sheehan

  • William E Sheehan serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William E Sheehan placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • William E Sheehan's student population of 318 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William E Sheehan is ranked within the top 30% 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 William E Sheehan is 0.31, 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#355 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westwood Martha Jones
    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
    0.5 miles
    80 Martha Jones Rd
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    0.5 K-5 293
  • Westwood E W Thurston Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 793 students
    1.1 miles
    850 High Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    1.1 6-8 793
  • Westwood Westwood Integrated Preschool
    Grades: PK | 46 students
    1.1 miles
    200 Nahatan Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    1.1 PK 46
  • Norwood George F. Willett
    Grades: PK-K | 389 students
    1.2 miles
    100 Westover Parkway
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781) 762-6805
    1.2 PK-K 389
  • Westwood Westwood High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,002 student
    1.2 miles
    200 Nahatan Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
    1.2 9-12 1,002

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