Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School

Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School serves 859 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School operates within the Chelsea School District.

Overview

The student population of 859 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 859 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 19:1 14:1
Hispanic
85%
17%
Black
5%
9%
White
9%
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.
0.27 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.
77%
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.
6%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,938 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Chelsea School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,938 1,400
District Total Revenue $90 MM $25 MM
District Spending $83 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,080 $17,400
District Spending / Student $14,858 $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 East Boston High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eugene Wright Science And Technology Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hugh Roe O'donnell Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChelseaEugene Wright Science And Technology Academy
    180 Walnut St
    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5240
    0.3 mi | 485 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • ChelseaJoseph A. Browne School
    180 Walnut St
    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5235
    0.3 mi | 542 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • ChelseaClark Avenue School
    8 Clark Ave
    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5100
    0.5 mi | 558 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • BostonEast Boston High School
    86 White St
    BostonMA 02128
    (617)635-9896
    0.6 mi | 1372 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChelseaChelsea High School
    299 Everett Ave
    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5000
    0.8 mi | 1372 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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