Ward Elementary School

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10/10
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Reviews
8
Grades
K-5
Students
304
Type
Public
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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.


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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.


Math
90%
State avg: 52%
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English
92%
State avg: 60%
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Science
78%
State avg: 54%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

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

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Students
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White
73%
Asian
13%
Two or more races
7%
Hispanic
5%
Black
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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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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3 0
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Neighborhood
10 Dolphin Road
Newton, MA 02459
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Last modified: May 17, 2017

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