Edward Brooke Charter School

Tel: (617)325-7977
Grades: KG-8

470 students

Edward Brooke Charter School serves 470 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Edward Brooke Charter School operates within the Edward Brooke Charter (district) School District.

Overview

The student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 470 students
Edward Brooke Charter School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Edward Brooke Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Edward Brooke Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 13:1 14:1
Edward Brooke Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Edward Brooke Charter School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
23%
16%
Edward Brooke Charter School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
71%
9%
Edward Brooke Charter School Black (2003-2012)
White
1%
66%
Edward Brooke Charter School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Edward Brooke Charter School Sch Ethnicity Edward Brooke Charter 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.
0.44 0.52
Edward Brooke Charter School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
63%
30%
Edward Brooke Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
18%
5%
Edward Brooke Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 470 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Edward Brooke Charter (district) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 470 1,435
Edward Brooke Charter (district) School District Number of Students Managed (2003-2011)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $25 MM
District Spending $6 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,347 $17,400
District Spending / Student $13,940 $16,788
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Community Academy Of Science And Health (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Irving Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edward W. Brooke Charter School 2 (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South Boston Edward W. Brooke Charter School 2
    Charter School
    7 Elkins St
    South Boston , MA , 02127
    (617)325-7977
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  167  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Roslindale Washington Irving Middle School
    105 Cummins Hwy
    Roslindale , MA , 02131
    (617)635-8072
    0.2  mi  |  509  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Roslindale John D Philbrick Elementary School
    40 Philbrick St
    Roslindale , MA , 02131
    (617)635-8069
    0.3  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Roslindale Charles Sumner Elementary School
    Special Education School
    15 Basile St
    Roslindale , MA , 02131
    (617)635-8131
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Roslindale George H Conley Elementary School
    450 Poplar St
    Roslindale , MA , 02131
    (617)635-8099
    0.5  mi  |  203  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 25, 2011 - I love this school. My son has been a scholar at Edward Brooke for 2 years now and its great. I feel as though he is extremely advanced in all subjects. Many complain about the tough discipline but I agree with it 100 percent. Why waste valuable learning time correcting discipline problems? When that occurs all students are affected. I do not want my son to miss out on learning something because a classmate misbehaves all the time. - Posted by Parent

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