115 Sycamore Street
Somerville, MA 02145
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Winter Hill Community serves 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Winter Hill Community 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 33% (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 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Winter Hill Community ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Winter Hill Community's student population of 459 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
459 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Winter Hill Community 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 Winter Hill Community is 0.67, 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
#1376 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
50%
20%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
24%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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