Edward F. Parthum Elementary School

255 E Haverhill Street

Lawrence, MA 01841

Tel: (978)691-7200
  • Edward F. Parthum Elementary School serves 604 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Edward F. Parthum Elementary School operates within the Lawrence School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 604 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 604 students
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less 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 14:1 14:1
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
89%
18%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
2%
9%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Black Students (2003-2015)
White
9%
64%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Edward F. Parthum Elementary 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.
0.20 0.34
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
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.
86%
36%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary 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.
5%
4%
Edward F. Parthum Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lawrence School District's student population of 13,708 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,679 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 $16,991 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lawrence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
3
Number of Students Managed 13,708 1,368
Lawrence School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $239 MM $25 MM
Lawrence School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $229 MM $25 MM
Lawrence School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,679 $18,534
Lawrence School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,991 $18,197
Lawrence School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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