Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School

Tel: (978)772-3293
Grades 7-12
399 students
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School serves 399 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School operates within the Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 399 students
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.14 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.14 0.33
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
34%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 399 1,376
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District Students Managed (1997-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 85%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $28 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $20,216
District Spending / Student n/a $19,181
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Ayer Shirley Regional High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Page Hilltop School (1.9 miles away)
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