Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Tel: (508)854-8400
  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School serves 1,428 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School operates within the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1428 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,428 students
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
24%
18%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
43%
9%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
26%
64%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public 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.
0.69 0.34
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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%
36%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
12%
4%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District's student population of 1,428 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,300 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,734 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 72% over four years.
School District Name Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,428 1,368
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public () School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $25 MM
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public () School District District Total Revenue (2009-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $25 MM
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public () School District District Spending (2009-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,300 $18,534
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public () School District District Revenue / Student (2009-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,734 $18,197
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public () School District District Spending / Student (2009-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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