School Details

James M. Quinn School

529 Hawthorn St, Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 997-3178
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 785 students 16 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

60%
57%
57%
72%
70%
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
  • Dartmouth School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
52%
53%
46%
50%
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
  • Dartmouth School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
73%
65%
69%
71%
61%
50%
62%
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
  • Dartmouth School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

James M. Quinn School is a public elementary school in Dartmouth. The principal of James M. Quinn School is Lorraine Granda. 785 children attend James M. Quinn School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 24% of the 785 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at James M. Quinn School is 16:1. Thomas R Rodman is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Asian 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    The Dartmouth schools have gone downhill since the town experienced a bit of a financial crisis a few years ago. The elementary schools used to have a lot of potential and now the education level has been suffering

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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