Dedham 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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Dedham School District Details

Dedham School District
100 Whiting Avenue
Dedham, MA 02026

2,687 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Dedham 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
54%
51%
52%
53%
55%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Avery School
336 High Street
Dedham, MA, 02026
01-05
Dedham High School
140 Whiting Avenue
Dedham, MA, 02026
09-12
Dedham Middle School
70 Whiting Avenue
Dedham, MA, 02026
06-08
Early Childhood Center School
322 Sprague Street
Dedham, MA, 02026
PK-KG
Greenlodge School
191 Greenlodge Street
Dedham, MA, 02026
01-05
Oakdale School
147 Cedar Street
Dedham, MA, 02026
01-05
Riverdale School
143 Needham Street
Dedham, MA, 02026
01-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.7% 61.3%
Black 7.6% 9.5%
Hispanic 16.7% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,913 $32,081,709 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,861 $5,011,673 7.8%
Staff $1,073 $2,889,589 4.5%
General Administration $497 $1,338,421 2.1%
School Administration $736 $1,982,048 3.1%
Operation $1,787 $4,812,391 7.5%
Transportation $700 $1,885,100 2.9%
Other $450 $1,211,850 1.9%
Total Support $7,104 $19,131,072 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,749 $12,789,057 20.0%
Total Expenditures $23,766 $64,001,838 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,120 $9,630,960,585 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,250 $1,189,576,244 6.4%
Staff $963 $916,282,080 4.9%
General Administration $192 $182,442,258 1.0%
School Administration $711 $676,656,822 3.7%
Operation $1,383 $1,315,824,526 7.1%
Transportation $810 $770,571,220 4.2%
Other $422 $401,747,463 2.2%
Total Support $5,730 $5,453,029,477 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,609 $3,434,418,106 18.5%
Total Expenditures $19,460 $18,518,282,808 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%