Frederick Harris

  • Frederick Harris serves 634 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Frederick Harris 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Frederick Harris's student population of 634 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frederick Harris is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Harris is 0.65, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1328 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
20%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
19%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Frederick Harris 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 NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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5  
The teachers at this school work hard and really care for the kids. There are a lot of young teachers, but they certainly work hard and seem to get the kids better than the older teachers. I really like the activites they have for the older students. Student council, kinder buddies, musicals, field trips to forest park and field day are great. I reccommend this school.
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