Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Grades: KG-12

1,426 students

Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School serves 1,426 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School operates within the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District.

Overview

The student population of 1426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,426 students
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more 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 12:1 14:1
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
4%
6%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
26%
17%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
36%
9%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
31%
66%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School White Students (1999-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.33
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Diversity Score (1999-2013)
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%
32%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
12%
5%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,999 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 $9,689 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,426 1,400
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District Students Managed (1999-2013)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $25 MM
District Spending $14 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,999 $17,400
District Spending / Student $9,689 $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 Burncoat Senior High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burncoat Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thorndyke Road Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WorcesterThorndyke Road Elementary School
    30 Thorndyke Rd
    WorcesterMA 01606
    (508)799-3550
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 337 students                      
  • WorcesterBurncoat Middle School
    135 Burncoat St
    WorcesterMA 01606
    (508)799-3390
    0.9 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 563 students                      
  • WorcesterBurncoat Senior High School
    179 Burncoat St
    WorcesterMA 01606
    (508)799-3300
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1030 students                      
  • WorcesterNelson Place Elementary School
    35 Nelson Place
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)799-3506
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 502 students                      
  • WorcesterForest Grove Middle School
    495 Grove St
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)799-3420
    1.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 977 students                      

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