School Details

Hale Elementary School

51 Cedar St, Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-8205
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 & ungraded 168 students 15 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

38%
32%
57%
57%
47%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 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 2013
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
29%
53%
57%
32%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 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 2013
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
45%
65%
43%
43%
61%
57%
20%
51%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 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 2013
  • Boston School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hale Elementary School is a public elementary school in Boston. The principal of Hale Elementary School is Sandra Mitchell-Woods. 168 students attend Hale Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 77% of the 168 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Hale Elementary School is 15:1. Higginson/Lewis K-8 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 58% 34%
Multiracial 4% 2%
Hispanic 35% 43%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 8%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 69%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    It is a school as it should be small homy natural and particular humane. Forced to enrolled my child there I am very positive surprised and happy to have my child there. The downside is more the way how selfesteam is emphasized with almost faschist methods may it is necessary but historical european visions comes up. Not the fault of the school but the student body is dominant economic depressed people learning might be challenging for willing students although I am complete confident of the teachers involved (I spoke already with a lot of open and responsive staff/teachers people). We consider to let our son stay longer (to the end) although a lace to a closer school might be offered to us because of the quality which is offered. The principal draws many people through her charisma into the school many volunters e.g. jewish community. I look forward to be involved in the school (e.g. with self proposed pouch recycling program to which the school is very open to. A jewel of the neighborhood.

  • (3 years ago)

    I absolutely love this school. My child attended this school from 1st grade throughout 5 grade and has done exceptionally well. The principal and teachers work hard to really teach your children and make sure that exceed the expectations. I would definately recommend this school to anyone

  • (5 years ago)

    The Gem of Boston Public Schools. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Principal and teachers are committed to giving the children a quality education and a caring loving environment that recognizes and celebrates each child gifts

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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