New Bedford School District

  • 455 COUNTY ST
  • NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740
  • (508) 997-4511
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate52.5%81.5%
Dropout Rate8.2%3.4%
Per Pupil Spending$14,375$13,921
Students Per Teacher14.613.6
Number of Schools28-
Number of Students12,609-
Number of (FTE) Teachers865-

District Test Scores

MCAS - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
High School - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Biology Test
201024.0%63.0%
200923.0%61.0%
 
Technology/Engineering Test
20103.0%42.0%
 
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201053.0%63.0%
200938.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201061.0%65.0%
200944.0%60.0%
 
Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201046.0%78.0%
200955.0%81.0%
 
Math Test
201042.0%75.0%
200943.0%75.0%
 
Science Test
201028.0%65.0%
200925.0%61.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201049.0%78.0%
200954.0%78.0%
 
Math Test
201023.0%51.0%
200922.0%48.0%
 
Science Test
201013.0%40.0%
200912.0%39.0%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201038.0%72.0%
200941.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201026.0%53.0%
200924.0%49.0%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.0%69.0%
200936.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
201045.0%59.0%
200940.0%57.0%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201032.0%54.0%
200933.0%53.0%
 
Math Test
201033.0%48.0%
200934.0%48.0%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201042.0%63.0%
 
Math Test
201037.0%55.0%
 
Science Test
201030.0%53.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment12,60914.6
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students595
Kindergarten Students1,244
1st Grade Students1,126
2nd Grade Students1,054
3rd Grade Students1,015
4th Grade Students903
5th Grade Students970
6th Grade Students963
7th Grade Students874
8th Grade Students951
9th Grade Students920
10th Grade Students676
11th Grade Students791
12th Grade Students554
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native127
Asian or Pacific Islander139
Hispanic3,521
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,493
White (Non-Hispanic)6,441
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male6,632
Female6,004

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers86514.6
Prekindergarten Teachers28-
Kindergarten Teachers54-
Elementary Teachers571-
Secondary Teachers213-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides261
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors7
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors29
Elementary15
Secondary14
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians10
Library Support Staff7
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff435
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators12
LEA Administrative Support Staff86
School Administrators64
School Administrative Support Staff86
Student Support Services122
Other Support Services Staff65

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$189,193,000-
Total Local Revenues$31,701,00016.8%
Parent Government Contributions$22,051,00011.7%
Other School Systems$2,167,0001.1%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$214,0000.1%
School Lunch$3,252,0001.7%
District Activity Receipts$12,0000.01%
Rents and Royalties$91,0000.05%
Private Contributions$430,0000.2%
Miscellaneous$3,484,0001.8%
Total State Revenues$136,960,00072.4%
General Formula Assistance$107,414,00056.8%
Transportation Programs$2,725,0001.4%
Other Programs$4,825,0002.6%
Non-Specified$2,237,0001.2%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$19,759,00010.4%
Total Federal Revenues$20,532,00010.9%
Through State - Title I$7,595,0004.0%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$3,761,0002.0%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$115,0000.06%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$3,090,0001.6%
Through State - Other$4,060,0002.1%
Direct - Other$1,911,0001.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$186,708,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$112,011,00060.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$65,440,00035.0%
Student Support$17,651,0009.3%
Instructional Staff Support$12,077,0006.4%
General Administration Support$2,553,0001.3%
School Administration Support$7,095,0003.8%
Operation and Maintenance Support$15,664,0008.3%
Student Transportation Support$8,200,0004.3%
Other Support Services$2,200,0001.2%
Total Other Expenditures$9,257,0005.0%
Food Services$7,884,0004.2%
Other Services$1,373,0000.7%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 52.5%
Total Diploma Count 553
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 9
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122618.2%

Map and Listings of Schools Within New Bedford School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 28
  • Students: 12,609
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 865
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN SCHOOL
445 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
236 17.1

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ALFRED J GOMES SCHOOL
286 South Second St
New Bedford, MA
Public | PK-5
845 18.0

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BETSEY B WINSLOW SCHOOL
561 Allen St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
291 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
CASMIR PULASKI SCHOOL
1097 Braley Rd
New Bedford, MA
Public | PK-5
552 14.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
CHARLES S ASHLEY SCHOOL
122 Rochambeau St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
323 20.1

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
ELIZABETH CARTER BROOKS SCHOOL
212 Nemasket St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
256 17.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
ELLEN R HATHAWAY SCHOOL
256 Court St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
198 13.4

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ELWYN G CAMPBELL SCHOOL
145 Essex St
New Bedford, MA
Public | PK-5
250 15.8

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GEORGE H DUNBAR SCHOOL
338 Dartmouth St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
122 14.1

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HAYDEN / MCFADDEN SCHOOL
361 Cedar Grove
New Bedford, MA
Public | PK-5
697 17.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
HORATIO A KEMPTON SCHOOL
135 Shawmut Ave
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
128 19.3

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JAMES B CONGDON SCHOOL
50 Hemlock St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
293 17.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
JIREH SWIFT SCHOOL
2203 Acushnet Ave
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
222 16.1

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JOHN AVERY PARKER SCHOOL
705 County St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
276 16.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
JOHN B DEVALLES SCHOOL
120 Katherine St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
323 14.5

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JOHN HANNIGAN SCHOOL
71 Portland St
New Bedford, MA
Public | 1-5
211 15.6

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KEITH MIDDLE SCHOOL
225 Hathaway Blvd
New Bedford, MA
Public | 6-8
1,030 12.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
MT PLEASANT SCHOOL
261 Mt Pleasant Stre
New Bedford, MA
Public | PK-5
323 17.0

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NEW BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL
230 Hathaway Blvd
New Bedford, MA
Public | 9-12
2,855 13.9

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORMANDIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
81 Felton St
New Bedford, MA
Public | 6-8
933 11.1

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PHILLIPS AVENUE SCHOOL
249 Phillips Ave
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
129 14.8

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ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL
119 Frederick St
New Bedford, MA
Public | 6-8
800 11.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
SARAH D OTTIWELL SCHOOL
26 Madeira Ave
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
293 17.3

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
SGT WM H CARNEY ACADEMY
247 Elm St
New Bedford, MA
Public | PK-5
528 15.5

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THOMAS R RODMAN SCHOOL
497 Mill St
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
145 16.9

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WEST SIDE JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
181 Hillman St
New Bedford, MA
Public | 6-12
64 8.0

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WHALING CITY JUNIOR/SR. HIGH SCHOOL
455 County St
New Bedford, MA
Public | 6-12
47 7.1

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WILLIAM H TAYLOR SCHOOL
620 Brock Ave
New Bedford, MA
Public | KG-5
266 16.5

3.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
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