John J Shaughnessy



John J Shaughnessy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John J Shaughnessy Students by Grade
PK 25
K 105
1 101
2 87
3 78
4 87
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John J Shaughnessy is a public elementary school located in Lowell, MA in the Lowell School District. It enrolls 483 students in grades 1st through 12th. John J Shaughnessy is the 333rd largest public school in Massachusetts and the 23,124th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 483
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.96

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John J Shaughnessy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 258
(53%)
5,602
(52%)
 Female 225
(47%)
5,135
(48%)

John J Shaughnessy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 176
(36%)
3,352
(31%)
 Hispanic 130
(27%)
3,225
(30%)
 Asian 126
(26%)
3,103
(29%)
 Black 26
(5%)
658
(6%)
 Two or More 24
(5%)
359
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

John J Shaughnessy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 343
(71%)
7,247
(67%)
 Not Eligible 92
(19%)
2,487
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
1,003
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,088 ranked schools in Massachusetts, John J Shaughnessy is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John J Shaughnessy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.0%) 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.

John J Shaughnessy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 472
2006 429
2007 422
2008 466
2009 459
2010 470
2011 469
2012 483

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 12.6
2007 13
2008 15
2009 14.1
2010 14.8
2011 15.2
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63559322033898
2006 0.66433566433566
2007 0.67535545023697
2008 0.72103004291845
2009 0.73202614379085
2010 0.73404255319149
2011 0.77398720682303
2012 0.80952380952381

Compare John J Shaughnessy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,238.6% 12.4:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 81.0%
 

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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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