Edward F. Parthum

255 E Haverhill Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edward F. Parthum serves 668 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Edward F. Parthum 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edward F. Parthum ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Edward F. Parthum's student population of 668 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Edward F. Parthum is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Edward F. Parthum is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1434 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
95%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
3%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edward F. Parthum's ranking?
Edward F. Parthum is ranked #1434 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Edward F. Parthum?
668 students attend Edward F. Parthum.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Edward F. Parthum students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edward F. Parthum?
Edward F. Parthum has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Edward F. Parthum offer ?
Edward F. Parthum offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Edward F. Parthum part of?
Edward F. Parthum is part of Lawrence School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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