Winthrop

162 First Street
Melrose, MA 02176
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 398 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Winthrop ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 10% in MA
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Winthrop's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Winthrop ranks within the top 10% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Winthrop is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#140 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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60-64%
37%
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75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
82%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Winthrop's ranking?
Winthrop is ranked #140 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Winthrop often compared to?
Winthropis often viewed alongside schools like Roosevelt, Herbert Clark Hoover, Lincoln by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Winthrop?
398 students attend Winthrop.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Winthrop students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Winthrop?
Winthrop has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Winthrop offer ?
Winthrop offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Winthrop part of?
Winthrop is part of Melrose School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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