Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School serves 1,425 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School's student population of 1,425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1102 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
20%
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Black
50%
9%
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White
21%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAbby Kelley Foster Charter Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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