Spencer Borden Elementary School

1400 President Ave

Fall River, MA 02720-7120

Grades: PK-5

562 students

Spencer Borden Elementary School serves 562 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Spencer Borden Elementary School operates within the Fall River School District.

Overview

The student population of 562 students has grown by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 562 students
Spencer Borden Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Spencer Borden Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Spencer Borden Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 17:1 14:1
Spencer Borden Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
4%
6%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
13%
17%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
9%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
75%
66%
Spencer Borden Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Spencer Borden Elementary 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.
0.42 0.33
Spencer Borden 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.
53%
32%
Spencer Borden 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.
9%
5%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,865 students has grown by 37% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,810 is higher than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,090 is higher than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Fall River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 13,865 1,400
Fall River School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $178 MM $25 MM
Fall River School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $181 MM $24 MM
Fall River School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,810 $17,400
Fall River School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,090 $16,788
Fall River School District 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 B M C Durfee High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morton Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Tansey Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fall RiverJames Tansey Elementary School
    711 Ray St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8206
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 318 students                      
  • Fall RiverB M C Durfee High School
    360 Elsbree St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8100
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2276 students                      
  • Fall RiverMary Fonseca Elementary School
    160 Wall St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8210
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 769 students                      
  • Fall RiverMorton Middle School
    290 Rock St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8340
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 524 students                      
  • Fall RiverDiman Regional Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    251 Stonehaven Rd
    Fall RiverMA 02723
    (508)678-2891
    Vocational School

    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1386 students                      

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