Spencer Borden Elementary School

Spencer Borden Elementary School serves 571 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Spencer Borden Elementary School operates within the Fall River School District.

School Overview

The student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 571 students
Spencer Borden Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Spencer Borden Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Spencer Borden Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Spencer Borden Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 16:1 14:1
Spencer Borden Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
14%
17%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
2%
9%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
73%
65%
Spencer Borden Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Spencer Borden 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.
0.45 0.33
Spencer Borden Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
55%
34%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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%
Spencer Borden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fall River School District's student population of 10,319 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,580 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,046 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Fall River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 10,319 1,376
Fall River School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $164 MM $29 MM
Fall River School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $159 MM $28 MM
Fall River School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $16,580 $20,216
Fall River School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,046 $19,181
Fall River School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 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
    Grades: KG-5 | 322 students
    0.4 miles
    711 Ray St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8206
    0.4KG-5322
  • Fall RiverB M C Durfee High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2253 students
    0.5 miles
    360 Elsbree St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8100
    0.59-122253
  • Fall RiverMary Fonseca Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 804 students
    0.9 miles
    160 Wall St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8210
    0.9KG-5804
  • Fall RiverMorton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    0.9 miles
    1135 North Main St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8340
    0.96-8690
  • Fall RiverDiman Regional Vocational Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1407 students
    1 miles
    251 Stonehaven Rd
    Fall RiverMA 02723
    (508)678-2891
    19-121407

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