PROFICIENCY 55% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #6 of 7 in Dedham
  • Ranked #6 of 7 in Dedham
  • Ranked #1182 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
74%Dedham
74%Dedham
64%Massachusetts

Avery is a school servicing grades 1 to 5 and is located in the district of "Dedham" in Dedham, MA. There are a total of 312 students and 26 teachers at Avery, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 145 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Avery has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 15% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students312
Teachers26.49
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch145
Reduced lunch11

 

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 Avery, 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
All55-59%
360-69%
440-44%
560-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
370-79%
430-34%
550-59%
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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Avery race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 60.1% 75.0% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 8.3% 7.1% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 2.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.3% 11.4% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.5% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.3% 3.2% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Dedham High94%0.3Dedham, MA
Dedham Middle School73%0.5Dedham, MA
Oakdale75%0.7Dedham, MA
William H Ohrenberger46%0.9Boston, MA
Beethoven50%1.0Boston, MA
William Ellery Channing32%1.2Boston, MA
Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School59%1.3Boston, MA
Dante Alighieri Montessori School50%1.3Boston, MA
Boston Renaissance Charter Public School59%1.5Boston, MA
Greenlodge82%1.6Dedham, MA
Henry Grew37%1.6Boston, MA
Joyce Kilmer58%1.6Boston, MA

Dedham demographics profile

StatisticDedhamMassachusettsNational
Population25,2726,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,46263091
Median age42.439.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%53%55%
Speak English83%77%79%
Speak Spanish6%9%13%

Education level achieved in Dedham

IndexDedhamMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade92.7%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.6%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.2%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.2%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.5%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.2%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%2.6%1.3%
Source: The Avery data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.