School Details

Blackstone Elementary School

380 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118
(617) 635-8471
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 & ungraded 579 students 12 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

18%
36%
58%
31%
52%
69%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

15%
31%
54%
28%
38%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

20%
41%
64%
32%
41%
60%
3%
22%
53%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

17%
49%
69%
30%
44%
60%
3%
27%
55%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Blackstone Elementary School is a public elementary school in Boston. The principal of Blackstone Elementary School is Mildred Ruiz-Allen. 579 children attend Blackstone Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 72% of the 579 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Blackstone Elementary School is 12:1. Cathedral Grammar School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 79% 43%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 13%
Black, non-Hispanic 17% 34%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 69%

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