School Details

Mary Fonseca Elementary School

160 Wall St, Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 675-8210
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 704 students 19 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

35%
34%
57%
49%
45%
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
  • Fall River average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
36%
53%
15%
30%
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
  • Fall River average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
47%
65%
26%
43%
61%
15%
28%
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
  • Fall River average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Mary Fonseca Elementary School is a public elementary school in Fall River. The principal of Mary Fonseca Elementary School is Elaine Sabra. 704 children attend Mary Fonseca Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 90% of the 704 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Mary Fonseca Elementary School is 19:1. Acese is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 8%
Asian 8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 54% 70%
Multiracial 5% 3%
Hispanic 25% 15%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90% 72%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    This school is the worst school I don't know how the state manage to keep this school open the children aren't learning anything the teachers are so backward all the stuff my child learned in 1st grade he's doing the exact same thing in 2nd grade my child 1st year and will be last......

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is highly a failer they discriminate against the minorities of students. They had the nerve to say my daughter can't wear their standard with color sweatshirt because it was too nice to wear and wasn't fair for the others. The principals act like the have no control their school. She acts blind to certain situations and that's a poor way to handle emotional kids.

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