Morse Elementary School

Morse Elementary School serves 299 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Morse Elementary School operates within the Cambridge School District.

Overview

The student population of 299 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 299 students
Morse Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Morse Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Morse Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 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 11:1 14:1
Morse Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Morse Elementary School American Indian (1995-2013)
Asian
14%
6%
Morse Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
17%
Morse Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
33%
9%
Morse Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
33%
66%
Morse Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
9%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Morse Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Morse Elementary 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.
0.75 0.33
Morse Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
49%
32%
Morse Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
5%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,337 students has grown by 27% over five years.
School District Name Cambridge School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 7,337 1,400
Cambridge School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $201 MM $25 MM
District Spending $205 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $34,830 $17,400
Cambridge School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $35,459 $16,788
Cambridge School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Community Day Charter Public School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Jamaica PlainMatch Community Day Charter Public School
    Charter School
    86 Wachusett St
    Jamaica PlainMA 02130
    (617)983-0300
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 199 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • BostonMatch Charter Public School
    Charter School
    1001 Commonwealth Ave
    BostonMA 02215
    (617)232-0300
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 477 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • CambridgeMartin Luther King Junior Elementary School
    359 Broadway Ave
    CambridgeMA 02139
    (617)349-6562
    0.7 mi | 250 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CambridgeAmigos School
    15 Upton St
    CambridgeMA 02139
    (617)349-6567
    0.8 mi | 338 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • CambridgeProspect Hill Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    50 Essex St
    CambridgeMA 02139
    (617)284-7800
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 1139 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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