49 Antietam St
Devens, MA 01434
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School serves 396 students in grades 7-12.
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School is 0.19, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#481 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
90%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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