Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School

Grades: 7-12

392 students

Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School serves 392 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School operates within the Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 392 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 9:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
3%
17%
Black
1%
9%
White
91%
66%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.17 0.33
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.
1%
32%
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.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,034 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,797 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 392 1,400
Graduation Rate 80% 86%
District Total Revenue $5 MM $25 MM
District Spending $5 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,034 $17,400
District Spending / Student $11,797 $16,788
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShirleyAyer Shirley Regional Middle School
    1 Hospital Rd
    ShirleyMA 01464
    (978)772-8600
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 418 students                      
  • AyerPage Hilltop School
    115 Washington St
    AyerMA 01432
    (978)772-8600
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 543 students                      
  • AyerAyer Shirley Regional High School
    141 Washington St
    AyerMA 01432
    (978)772-8600
    2.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 318 students                      
  • ShirleyLura A. White Elementary School
    34 Lancaster Rd
    ShirleyMA 01464
    (978)772-8600
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 389 students                      
  • HarvardBromfield
    14 Massachusetts Ave
    HarvardMA 01451
    (978)456-4152
    3.7 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 740 students                      

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