Blackstone



Blackstone Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackstone Students by Grade
PK 74
K 115
1 102
2 91
3 85
4 78
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackstone is a public elementary school located in Boston, MA in the Boston School District. It enrolls 599 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackstone is the 157th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 13,352nd largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 599
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.77

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Blackstone Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 316
(53%)
20,063
(53%)
 Female 283
(47%)
18,053
(47%)

Blackstone Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 462
(77%)
16,432
(43%)
 Black 107
(18%)
13,169
(35%)
 White 17
(3%)
4,607
(12%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
2,790
(7%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
934
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
125
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
59
(0%)

Blackstone Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(77%)
26,288
(69%)
 Not Eligible 120
(20%)
9,973
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
1,855
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,088 ranked schools in Massachusetts, Blackstone is ranked 79th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackstone students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 38.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Blackstone Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 610
2006 590
2007 593
2008 591
2009 569
2010 588
2011 579
2012 599

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 11.8
2007 11.4
2008 12.2
2009 12.8
2010 12.8
2011 11.9
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82950819672131
2006 0.93728813559322
2007 0.89881956155143
2008 0.93570219966159
2009 0.92267135325132
2010 0.94047619047619
2011 0.72020725388601
2012 0.79966611018364

Compare Blackstone to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,238.6% 12.4:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 80.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 599 12.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 242 11.4:1 1 miles
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William Mckinley
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Public 01 - 12 382 6.8:1 1 miles
Josiah Quincy
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Public PK - 05 827 14.1:1 1 miles
Quincy Upper School
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Public 06 - 12 513 12.9:1 1 miles
Orchard Gardens
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Public PK - 08 833 11.4:1 1 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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