German Gerena Community School

  • German Gerena Community School serves 720 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 33% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • German Gerena Community School 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 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • German Gerena Community School's student population of 720 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students720 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of German Gerena Community School
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • German Gerena Community School 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 German Gerena Community School is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1473 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
80%
20%
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Black
14%
9%
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White
4%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.340.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in German Gerena Community School 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 Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in German Gerena Community School 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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