John Ward



John Ward Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Ward Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 49
2 57
3 57
4 53
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Ward is a public elementary school located in Newton Centre, MA in the Newton School District. It enrolls 304 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Ward is the 786th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 41,219th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 304
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.61

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John Ward Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 167
(55%)
4,297
(49%)
 Male 137
(45%)
4,485
(51%)

John Ward Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 217
(71%)
5,578
(64%)
 Asian 40
(13%)
1,603
(18%)
 Two or More 22
(7%)
529
(6%)
 Hispanic 15
(5%)
643
(7%)
 Black 10
(3%)
409
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

John Ward Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 8,782
(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.

John Ward Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 246
2006 224
2007 235
2008 260
2009 260
2010 269
2011 278
2012 301
2013 289
2014 304
2015 304

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 11.8
2007 12.5
2008 14.6
2009 13.5
2010 18.7
2011 20.4
2012 15.7
2013 14.2
2014 14
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.020325203252033
2006 0.044642857142857
2007 0.021276595744681
2008 0.026923076923077
2009 0.046153846153846
2010 0.033457249070632
2011 0.050359712230216
2012 0.039867109634551
2013 0.055363321799308
2014 0.085526315789474
2015

Compare John Ward to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
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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John Ward
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Public KG - 05 304 12.9:1  
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Public 06 - 08 508 9.9:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 12 185 2:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 06 217 8:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 381 5:1 2 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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