Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School

Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School serves 933 students in grades PK - KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School operates within the Chelsea School District.

School Overview

The student population of 933 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 933 students
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
83%
17%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
6%
9%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
10%
65%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.33
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
76%
34%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
8%
5%
Shurtleff Early Childhood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Chelsea School District's student population of 6,118 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,664 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,454 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chelsea School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,118 1,376
Chelsea School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $29 MM
Chelsea School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $87 MM $28 MM
Chelsea School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,664 $20,216
Chelsea School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,454 $19,181
Chelsea School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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    Grades: 5-8 | 503 students
    0.3 miles
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    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5240
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  • ChelseaJoseph A. Browne School
    Grades: 5-8 | 501 students
    0.3 miles
    180 Walnut St
    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5235
    0.35-8501
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    0.5 miles
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    ChelseaMA 02150
    (617)466-5100
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1373 students
    0.6 miles
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    BostonMA 02128
    (617)635-9896
    0.69-121373
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    0.8 miles
    299 Everett Ave
    ChelseaMA 02150
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