Arlington, MA
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Arlington Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Arlington School District Details

Arlington School District
869 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476

5,208 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Arlington School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Arlington High School
869 Mass Avenue
Arlington, MA, 02476
09-12
Brackett School
66 Eastern Avenue
Arlington, MA, 02476
KG-05
Cyrus E Dallin School
185 Florence Avenue
Arlington, MA, 02476
KG-05
Hardy School
52 Lake Street
Arlington, MA, 02474
KG-05
John A Bishop School
25 Columbia Road
Arlington, MA, 02474
KG-05
Menotomy Preschool School
869 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA, 02476
PK-PK
M Norcross Stratton School
180 Mountain Avenue
Arlington, MA, 02174
KG-05
Ottoson Middle School
63 Acton Street
Arlington, MA, 02476
06-08
Peirce School
85 Park Avenue Ext
Arlington, MA, 02174
KG-05
Thompson School
187 Everett Street
Arlington, MA, 02474
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.2% 65.8%
Black 3.9% 9.0%
Hispanic 5.9% 18.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.9% 6.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.6% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 3.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,569 $37,996,380 48.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,466 $7,359,320 9.3%
Staff $846 $4,246,920 5.4%
General Administration $227 $1,139,540 1.4%
School Administration $571 $2,866,420 3.6%
Operation $1,327 $6,661,540 8.4%
Transportation $379 $1,902,580 2.4%
Other $406 $2,038,120 2.6%
Total Support $5,221 $26,209,420 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,982 $14,969,640 18.9%
Total Expenditures $15,772 $79,175,440 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,238 $8,829,317,762 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,149 $1,098,638,023 6.4%
Staff $894 $854,825,435 5.0%
General Administration $198 $189,340,536 1.1%
School Administration $656 $626,728,689 3.7%
Operation $1,359 $1,298,651,332 7.6%
Transportation $699 $668,422,780 3.9%
Other $406 $388,136,507 2.3%
Total Support $5,362 $5,124,624,208 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,248 $3,104,553,880 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,847 $17,058,595,089 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%