Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School

Tel: (978)772-3293
  • Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School serves 393 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School operates within the Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District.
  • Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 393 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students393 students
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeFrancis W. Parker Charter Essential School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
4%
18%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
n/a
9%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
93%
64%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFrancis W. Parker Charter Essential School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.130.55
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Diversity Score (1996-2015)
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.
3%
36%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential 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.
1%
4%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Francis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District's student population of 393 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 83% over five years.
School District NameFrancis W. Parker Charter Essential (district) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed3931,368
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential () School District Students Managed (1997-2015)
Graduation Rate95%85%
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential () School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenuen/a$29 MM
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential () School District District Total Revenue (2009-2014)
District Spendingn/a$28 MM
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential () School District District Spending (2009-2014)
District Revenue / Studentn/a$20,216
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential () School District District Revenue / Student (2009-2014)
District Spending / Studentn/a$19,181
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential () School District District Spending / Student (2009-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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