Dr. William Henderson Lower



Dr. William Henderson Lower Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr. William Henderson Lower Students by Grade
PK 47
K 46
1 47
2 26
3 51
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr. William Henderson Lower is a public elementary school located in Dorchester, MA in the Boston School District. It enrolls 217 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr. William Henderson Lower is the 984th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 47,576th largest nationally. It has 10.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 217
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.04

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Dr. William Henderson Lower Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 122
(56%)
19,318
(52%)
 Female 95
(44%)
17,595
(48%)

Dr. William Henderson Lower Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 92
(42%)
4,958
(13%)
 Hispanic 57
(26%)
15,961
(43%)
 Black 45
(21%)
11,944
(32%)
 Asian 18
(8%)
2,721
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
1,169
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
70
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
90
(0%)

Dr. William Henderson Lower Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 36,913
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Dr. William Henderson Lower Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 209
2006 221
2007 223
2008 233
2009 228
2010 228
2011 244
2012 244
2013 243
2014 226
2015 217

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 10
2007 9.5
2008 9.7
2009 9.5
2010 10.2
2011 11.6
2012 9.8
2013 13.1
2014 10.5
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58851674641148
2006 0.57466063348416
2007 0.55156950672646
2008 0.53218884120172
2009 0.49122807017544
2010 0.45614035087719
2011 0.42213114754098
2012 0.43032786885246
2013 0.53497942386831
2014 0.43362831858407
2015

Compare Dr. William Henderson Lower to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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