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: 2017 (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
236
Classroom Teachers
16

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.9% 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 78 51
Proficiency in Reading 82 52
Proficiency in Math 73 50

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 50
Proficiency in Reading 89 53
Proficiency in Math 73 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 49
Proficiency in Reading 92 54
Proficiency in Math 76 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.83
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.66
AVG FOR STATE 13.32
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 41 17.4%
Grade 1 47 19.9%
Grade 2 39 16.5%
Grade 3 33 14.0%
Grade 4 45 19.1%
Grade 5 31 13.1%
Total 236 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.4% 37.9% 63.6%
Black 0.0% 10.2% 9.2%
Hispanic 9.3% 44.2% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.7% 7.6% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.0% 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 79,983 6,859,819
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 19,384.5 874
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.1% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 9.8% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 58.8% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 17.7% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 9.5% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 32,453 2,585,715
Single Parent Households With Children 4.8% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.4% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 61.2% 42.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.8% 19.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.4% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.1% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.8% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.0% 13.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.6% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 9.2% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,553 $51,762,465 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,617 $7,931,385 7.2%
Staff $1,566 $7,681,230 6.9%
General Administration $298 $1,461,690 1.3%
School Administration $1,011 $4,958,955 4.5%
Operation $2,084 $10,222,020 9.2%
Transportation $530 $2,599,650 2.3%
Other $325 $1,594,125 1.4%
Total Support $7,432 $36,453,960 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,600 $22,563,000 20.4%
Total Expenditures $22,585 $110,779,425 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,603 $9,262,131,085 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,165 $1,123,883,704 6.4%
Staff $898 $866,051,010 4.9%
General Administration $180 $173,649,453 1.0%
School Administration $685 $660,644,618 3.7%
Operation $1,332 $1,284,503,680 7.3%
Transportation $752 $725,726,700 4.1%
Other $398 $383,422,541 2.2%
Total Support $5,410 $5,217,905,924 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,290 $3,172,830,083 18.0%
Total Expenditures $18,302 $17,652,805,525 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%