William Mitchell Elementary School

  • William Mitchell Elementary School serves 493 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • William Mitchell Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

Top Placements

William Mitchell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • William Mitchell Elementary School's student population of 493 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Mitchell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Mitchell Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#277 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William Mitchell Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William Mitchell Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
7%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in William Mitchell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William Mitchell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
85%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in William Mitchell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Mitchell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.270.56
This chart display the diversity score of William Mitchell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William Mitchell Elementary 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William Mitchell Elementary School 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 NameNeedham School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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