Higginson/Lewis K-8 School

131 Walnut Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119 | (617) 635-8137
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 383
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 383 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 131 Walnut Avenue, Roxbury, MA 02119
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Boston School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $21,744
  • Graduation Rate: 69.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 55,371

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 383
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 205 (53.5%)
  • Females: 178 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 27 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 291 (76.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 318 (83.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Higginson/Lewis K-8 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.8%
Black21155.1%
Asian30.8%
Hispanic14838.6%
White102.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Higginson/Lewis K-8 School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten287.3%
Kindergarten4110.7%
1st Grade348.9%
2nd Grade266.8%
3rd Grade266.8%
4th Grade133.4%
5th Grade266.8%
6th Grade6216.2%
7th Grade6617.2%
8th Grade6115.9%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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