58 Hartford Ter
Springfield, MA 01118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Frederick Harris serves 620 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Frederick Harris's student population of 620 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Harris is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Frederick Harris is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1282 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Frederick Harris 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
36%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Frederick Harris 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
51%
22%
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Black
20%
10%
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White
19%
57%
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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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Frederick Harris and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Frederick Harris and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).

How many students attend Frederick Harris?

620 students attend Frederick Harris.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

51% of Frederick Harris students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Frederick Harris?

Frederick Harris has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Frederick Harris offer ?

Frederick Harris offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Frederick Harris part of?

Frederick Harris is part of Springfield School District.

School Reviews

5   9/15/2008
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.
- Posted by Parent - sally

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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