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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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
269
Classroom Teachers
19

* Benjamin G Brown School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.4% 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

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 48
Proficiency in Reading 91 47
Proficiency in Math 73 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 48
Proficiency in Reading 74 48
Proficiency in Math 70 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 99 47
Proficiency in Reading 100 48
Proficiency in Math 97 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.84
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.86
AVG FOR STATE 13.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 45 16.7%
Grade 1 37 13.8%
Grade 2 41 15.2%
Grade 3 42 15.6%
Grade 4 38 14.1%
Grade 5 34 12.6%
Grade 6 32 11.9%
Total 269 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.5% 37.5% 65.0%
Black 1.6% 10.6% 9.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 43.9% 19.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.9% 7.9% 6.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0% 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 79,507 6,811,779
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 19,269.2 868
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.4% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 10.1% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 58.3% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 17.3% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 9.8% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 32,229 2,558,889
Single parent households with children 5.6% 9.7%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 89.8% 90.1%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 58.6% 41.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.5% 18.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.1% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.8% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.5% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.4% 11.8%
$15,000 or less 9.6% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,792 $48,372,480 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,619 $7,997,860 7.3%
Staff $1,513 $7,474,220 6.8%
General Administration $231 $1,141,140 1.0%
School Administration $993 $4,905,420 4.5%
Operation $1,944 $9,603,360 8.7%
Transportation $523 $2,583,620 2.4%
Other $341 $1,684,540 1.5%
Total Support $7,165 $35,395,100 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,299 $26,177,060 23.8%
Total Expenditures $22,256 $109,944,640 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,159 $8,818,306,979 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,140 $1,097,507,989 6.4%
Staff $886 $853,407,473 5.0%
General Administration $197 $189,337,611 1.1%
School Administration $650 $625,696,705 3.7%
Operation $1,348 $1,298,064,239 7.6%
Transportation $693 $667,240,972 3.9%
Other $402 $387,463,457 2.3%
Total Support $5,316 $5,118,599,021 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,223 $3,102,703,649 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,698 $17,039,709,040 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%