Head Start

  • Head Start serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Head Start's student population of 560 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students560 students
This chart display total students of Head Start by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Head Start
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Head Start by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Head Start and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Head Start and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
59%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Head Start and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Head Start and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Head Start and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Head Start.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.590.35
This chart display the diversity score of Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Head Start 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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