Head Start

Head Start serves 529 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Head Start's student population of 529 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students529 students
This chart display total students of Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Head Start
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Head Start is 0.62, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
20%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
20%
60%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Head Start and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.620.59
This chart display the diversity score of Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
35%
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 Lunch
1%
4%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Head Start is Claremont Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jacob Hiatt Magnet (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Jacob Hiatt Magnet
    Grades: PK-6 | 403 students
    0.0 miles
    772 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3601
    0.0 PK-6 403
  • Worcester Chandler Elementary Community
    Grades: K-6 | 500 students
    0.3 miles
    114 Chandler Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
    (508) 799-3572
    0.3 K-6 500
  • Worcester Claremont Academy
    Grades: 7-12 | 552 students
    0.5 miles
    15 Claremont Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3077
    0.5 7-12 552
  • Worcester Woodland Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 606 students
    0.5 miles
    93 Woodland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3557
    0.5 K-6 606
  • Worcester Canterbury
    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
    0.8 miles
    129 Canterbury Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3484
    0.8 PK-6 376

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