Benjamin G Brown School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
201 Willow Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144
Phone
(617) 629-5620
District
SOMERVILLE
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
249
Classroom Teachers
16

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.1% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Benjamin G Brown School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
53%
95%
56%
74%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

100 80 60 40 20 0
84%
51%
84%
52%
84%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
84%
50%
84%
52%
84%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
11
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 48 19.3%
Grade 1 47 18.9%
Grade 2 30 12.0%
Grade 3 43 17.3%
Grade 4 43 17.3%
Grade 5 38 15.3%
Total 249 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.1% 39.9% 60.3%
Black 5.4% 9.7% 9.5%
Hispanic 7.6% 43.5% 22.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.5% 6.7% 7.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 80,906 6,892,503
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 19,608.2 878
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 10.6% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 58.9% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 17.4% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 9.0% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 32,802 2,617,497
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.6% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.4% 43.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 27.5% 23.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.2% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.7% 14.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 12.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.1% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,923 $58,040,000 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,710 $8,324,000 6.9%
Staff $1,495 $7,280,000 6.0%
General Administration $362 $1,764,000 1.5%
School Administration $1,175 $5,720,000 4.7%
Operation $2,070 $10,076,000 8.4%
Transportation $620 $3,016,000 2.5%
Other $440 $2,143,000 1.8%
Total Support $7,872 $38,323,000 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,953 $24,109,000 20.0%
Total Expenditures $24,748 $120,472,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,619 $10,073,171,000 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,333 $1,264,777,000 6.6%
Staff $904 $857,898,000 4.5%
General Administration $199 $188,621,000 1.0%
School Administration $739 $701,244,000 3.7%
Operation $1,464 $1,388,867,000 7.3%
Transportation $854 $810,163,000 4.2%
Other $438 $415,688,000 2.2%
Total Support $5,932 $5,627,258,000 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,598 $3,412,797,000 17.9%
Total Expenditures $20,149 $19,113,226,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%