770 Middle Street
Weymouth, MA 02188
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
William Seach serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
William Seach placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

William Seach's student population of 318 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

William Seach is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William Seach is 0.69, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1076 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
49%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 10%)

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