Elm Park Community

  • Elm Park Community serves 499 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 15% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Elm Park Community's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elm Park Community's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elm Park Community is 0.61, which is more 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#1612 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elm Park Community 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)
15%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elm Park Community 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 Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
57%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Elm Park Community and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Elm Park Community and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
23%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elm Park Community.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.610.35
This chart display the diversity score of Elm Park Community and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Elm Park Community 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 Elm Park Community 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 NameWorcester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Chandler Elementary Community
    Grades: K-6 | 514 students
    0.6 miles
    114 Chandler Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
    (508)799-3572
    0.6 K-6 514
  • Worcester Ma Academy For Math And Science School
    Grades: 11-12 | 97 students
    0.6 miles
    85 Prescott Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508)831-5859
    0.6 11-12 97
  • Worcester Doherty Memorial High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1555 students
    0.7 miles
    299 Highland Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508)799-3270
    0.7 9-12 1555
  • Worcester Head Start
    Grades: PK | 560 students
    0.8 miles
    770 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508)799-3662
    0.8 PK 560
  • Worcester City View
    Grades: PK-6 | 497 students
    0.9 miles
    80 Prospect Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508)799-3670
    0.9 PK-6 497

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