Dedham, MA
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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Dedham School District Details

Dedham School District
100 Whiting Avenue
Dedham, MA 02026

2,776 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)

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
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) 76.3% 65.8%
Black 7.6% 9.0%
Hispanic 12.6% 18.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.1% 6.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.2% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.8% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 3.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,888 $27,864,384 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,522 $4,288,996 8.0%
Staff $870 $2,451,660 4.6%
General Administration $603 $1,699,254 3.2%
School Administration $695 $1,958,510 3.7%
Operation $1,610 $4,536,980 8.5%
Transportation $628 $1,769,704 3.3%
Other $476 $1,341,368 2.5%
Total Support $6,403 $18,043,654 33.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,620 $7,383,160 13.9%
Total Expenditures $18,912 $53,294,016 100.0%
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%