Clark Avenue School

  • Clark Avenue School serves 545 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Clark Avenue School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clark Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clark Avenue School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1574 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clark Avenue 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clark Avenue School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
90%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
5%
61%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Clark Avenue School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clark Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.190.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clark Avenue 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clark Avenue 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 NameChelsea School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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