Ward Elementary School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More
Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
90%
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English
86%
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Science
58%
State avg: 54%
Details
4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
73%
Asian
13%
Two or more races
7%
Hispanic
5%
Black
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 86%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
10 Dolphin Road
Newton, MA 02459
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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