The Springfield Renaissance School

Tel: (413)750-2929
Grades: 6-12

688 students

The Springfield Renaissance School serves 688 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
The Springfield Renaissance School operates within the Springfield School District.

Overview

The student population of 688 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 688 students
The Springfield Renaissance School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
The Springfield Renaissance School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade The Springfield Renaissance School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
The Springfield Renaissance School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
The Springfield Renaissance School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
42%
16%
The Springfield Renaissance School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
22%
9%
The Springfield Renaissance School Black (2007-2012)
White
25%
66%
The Springfield Renaissance School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups The Springfield Renaissance School Sch Ethnicity The Springfield Renaissance School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.71 0.52
The Springfield Renaissance School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
50%
30%
The Springfield Renaissance School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
9%
5%
The Springfield Renaissance School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,362 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Springfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
3
Number of Students Managed 26,362 1,435
Springfield School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $447 MM $25 MM
Springfield School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $469 MM $24 MM
Springfield School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,634 $17,400
Springfield School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,511 $16,788
Springfield School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chicopee High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Van Sickle Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Springfield Van Sickle Middle School
    1170 Carew St
    Springfield , MA , 01104
    (413)750-2887
    0  mi  |  1012  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Springfield Liberty Elementary School
    962 Carew St
    Springfield , MA , 01104
    (413)787-7299
    0.4  mi  |  281  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springfield Mary O Pottenger Elementary School
    1435 Carew St
    Springfield , MA , 01104
    (413)787-7266
    0.4  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springfield Samuel Bowles Elementary School
    24 Bowles Park
    Springfield , MA , 01104
    (413)787-7334
    0.9  mi  |  315  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springfield Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Glenwood Elementary School
    50 Morrison Terrace
    Springfield , MA , 01104
    (413)787-7527
    0.9  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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