PROFICIENCY 30% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #95 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #119 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1597 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

David A Ellis is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 430 students and 29 teachers at David A Ellis, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 354 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

David A Ellis has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 54% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students430
Teachers28.83
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch354
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At David A Ellis, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
325-29%
420-29%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
320-24%
420-29%
540-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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David A Ellis race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 0.5% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 33.3% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.8% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population658,2796,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,61763091
Median age31.739.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%77%79%
Speak Spanish17%9%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The David A Ellis data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.