Walnut Square Elementary School

Grades: KG-2

139 students

Walnut Square Elementary School serves 139 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Walnut Square Elementary School operates within the Haverhill School District.

Overview

The student population of 139 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 139 students
Walnut Square Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Walnut Square Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Walnut Square Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 18:1 14:1
Walnut Square Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Walnut Square Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
17%
Walnut Square Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
88%
66%
Walnut Square Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Walnut Square Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Walnut Square 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.
0.22 0.33
Walnut Square 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.
30%
32%
Walnut Square 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.
2%
5%
Walnut Square Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,994 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,110 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,029 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Haverhill School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 7,994 1,400
Haverhill School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $25 MM
Haverhill School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $110 MM $24 MM
Haverhill School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,110 $17,400
Haverhill School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,029 $16,788
Haverhill 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 Teach (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Teach (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Teach (0.4 miles away)
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  • HaverhillTeach
    Special Education School
    415 Primrose St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-3482
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 2-12 | 44 students                      
  • HaverhillHaverhill Alternative School
    Special Education School
    415 Primrose St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-3482
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 49 students                      
  • HaverhillPentucket Lake Elementary School
    252 Concord St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-2421
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 500 students                      
  • HaverhillJohn G Whittier Middle School
    256 Concord St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-5782
    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 499 students                      
  • HaverhillHaverhill High School
    137 Monument St
    HaverhillMA 01832
    (978)374-5700
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1774 students                      

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