Morse Elementary School

Morse Elementary School serves 281 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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%.
Morse Elementary School operates within the Cambridge School District.

School Overview

The student population of 281 students has declined by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 281 students
Morse Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Morse Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Morse Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Morse Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Morse Elementary 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.
0.74 0.54
Morse Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
47%
34%
Morse Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Morse Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cambridge School District's student population of 6,361 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $36,800 is higher than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $36,463 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cambridge School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 6,361 1,376
Cambridge School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $219 MM $29 MM
Cambridge School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $217 MM $28 MM
Cambridge School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $36,800 $20,216
Cambridge School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $36,463 $19,181
Cambridge School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Match Charter Public School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Match Charter Public School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Match Charter Public School (0.5 miles away)
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