Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School

Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School serves 816 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 816 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 816 students
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School 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 0.30 is less 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 19:1 14:1
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
83%
16%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
4%
9%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
9%
66%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Shurtleff Early Childhood 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.
0.30 0.52
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
70%
30%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
6%
5%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Chelsea School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,739 1,435
Chelsea School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $25 MM
Chelsea School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $83 MM $24 MM
Chelsea School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,080 $17,400
Chelsea School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,858 $16,788
Chelsea 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 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
  • Chelsea Eugene Wright Science And Technology Academy
    180 Walnut St
    Chelsea , MA , 02150
    (617)466-5240
    0.3  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Chelsea Joseph A. Browne School
    180 Walnut St
    Chelsea , MA , 02150
    (617)466-5253
    0.3  mi  |  568  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Chelsea Clark Avenue School
    8 Clark Ave
    Chelsea , MA , 02150
    (617)466-5100
    0.5  mi  |  545  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • East Boston East Boston High School
    86 White St
    East Boston , MA , 02128
    (617)635-9896
    0.6  mi  |  1412  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chelsea Chelsea High School
    299 Everett Ave
    Chelsea , MA , 02150
    (617)466-5000
    0.8  mi  |  1330  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Chelsea, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.24, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Chelsea is Tudor Hill School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.