John Eliot 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
135 Wellesley Avenue
Needham, MA 02494
Phone
(781) 455-0452
District
NEEDHAM
County
NORFOLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
402
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

7

(10 is best)

Better than 64.9% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

John Eliot School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 53
Proficiency in Reading 76 56
Proficiency in Math 59 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 51
Proficiency in Reading 49 52
Proficiency in Math 49 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 50
Proficiency in Reading 70 52
Proficiency in Math 53 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.30
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.04
AVG FOR STATE 12.88
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 60 14.9%
Grade 1 70 17.4%
Grade 2 59 14.7%
Grade 3 68 16.9%
Grade 4 69 17.2%
Grade 5 76 18.9%
Total 402 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 71.7% 81.5% 61.3%
Black 7.1% 3.1% 9.5%
Hispanic 7.6% 6.1% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.6% 9.3% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 30,735 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,419.6 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.1% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.5% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.2% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,765 2,601,914
Single Parent Households With Children 5.7% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.5% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 50.6% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.5% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.2% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.9% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.8% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 4.6% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,088 $61,959,744 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,191 $6,655,308 5.9%
Staff $1,344 $7,510,272 6.7%
General Administration $300 $1,676,400 1.5%
School Administration $814 $4,548,632 4.1%
Operation $1,422 $7,946,136 7.1%
Transportation $563 $3,146,044 2.8%
Other $484 $2,704,592 2.4%
Total Support $6,117 $34,181,796 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,824 $15,780,512 14.1%
Total Expenditures $20,030 $111,927,640 100.0%
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%