Mather



Mather Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mather Students by Grade
PK 63
K 92
1 89
2 85
3 94
4 92
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mather is a public elementary school located in Dorchester, MA in the Boston School District. It enrolls 601 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mather is the 156th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 13,602nd largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,602nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Massachusetts: 156th out of 1,096
Student/Teacher Rank in Massachusetts: 1,064th out of 1,096
Full Time Teacher Rank in Massachusetts: 434th out of 1,096

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Mather Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(50%)
19,318
(52%)
 Female 298
(50%)
17,595
(48%)

Mather Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 218
(36%)
11,944
(32%)
 Asian 200
(33%)
2,721
(7%)
 Hispanic 114
(19%)
15,961
(43%)
 Two or More 32
(5%)
1,169
(3%)
 White 32
(5%)
4,958
(13%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
90
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
70
(0%)

Mather Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 36,913
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* 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.

Mather Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 472
2006 528
2007 521
2008 563
2009 549
2010 560
2011 615
2012 598
2013 599
2014 599
2015 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 11.7
2007 13.1
2008 13.6
2009 13.9
2010 13.8
2011 13.9
2012 14.4
2013 16.2
2014 16.4
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83050847457627
2006 0.875
2007 0.8426103646833
2008 0.85079928952043
2009 0.85428051001821
2010 0.86607142857143
2011 0.78861788617886
2012 0.7943143812709
2013 0.83806343906511
2014 0.73622704507513
2015

Compare Mather to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mather
Dorchester, MA
Public PK - 05 601 18.9:1  
Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter
Dorchester, MA
Public 04 - 08 203 9.8:1 1 miles
William E Russell
Dorchester, MA
Public PK - 05 402 18.3:1 1 miles
St John Paul II Catholic Academy Columbia Camp
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Private PK - 08 371 15:1 1 miles
Edward Everett
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Public PK - 05 275 14.5:1 1 miles
Boston Collegiate Charter School
Dorchester, MA
Public 05 - 12 685 10.8:1 1 miles
Compass
Dorchester, MA
Private 03 - 12 55 3:1 1 miles
King K-8
Dorchester, MA
Public PK - 08 497 15.8:1 1 miles
Up Academy Charter School of Dorchester
Boston, MA
Public PK - 07 671 12.8:1 1 miles
Lilla G. Frederick Middle School
Dorchester, MA
Public 06 - 08 472 11.6:1 1 miles
Up Academy Holland
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Public PK - 05 753 12.1:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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