School Details

Holmes Elementary School

40 School St, Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 635-8681
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 & ungraded 326 students 11 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

27%
32%
57%
40%
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

27%
29%
53%
21%
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

41%
45%
65%
27%
43%
61%
9%
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

Holmes Elementary School is a public elementary school in Boston. The principal of Holmes Elementary School is Catherine Constant. 326 children attend Holmes Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 83% of the 326 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Holmes Elementary School is 11:1. The Joy of Learning Montessori Institute is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 66% 34%
Multiracial 3% 2%
Hispanic 28% 43%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 13%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 69%

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