Chelsea School District

500 Broadway Street, C/o City Hall Room 216
Chelsea, MA 02150
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Chelsea School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 6,074 students in Chelsea School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Chelsea School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
6,074 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
477 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Chelsea School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 60% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
#382 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chelsea  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
12%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chelsea  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chelsea  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
67%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chelsea  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.22
0.63
# American Indian Students
12 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
47 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
5,347 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
88%
23%
# Black Students
251 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
4%
10%
# White Students
384 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
6%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
32 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
246
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
466
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
500
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
465
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
510
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
478
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
421
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
416
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
452
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
504
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
497
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
437
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
371
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
305
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
6
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,558 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,824 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$137 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chelsea  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$151 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Chelsea  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,558
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chelsea  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,824
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chelsea  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Chelsea School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chelsea Opportunity Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
Rank: #22.
George F. Kelly Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5350
Grades: 1-6
| 443 students
Rank: #33.
Edgar A Hooks Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5400
Grades: 1-4
| 502 students
Rank: #44.
Chelsea High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,498 students
Rank: #55.
Eugene Wright Science And Technology Academy
(Math: 14% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
180 Walnut Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5240
Grades: 5-8
| 468 students
Rank: #66.
William A Berkowitz Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5300
Grades: 1-4
| 460 students
Rank: #77.
Frank M Sokolowski Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-8464
Grades: 1-4
| 487 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Clark Avenue School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8 Clark Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5100
Grades: 5-8
| 719 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Joseph A. Browne School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
180 Walnut Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5235
Grades: 5-8
| 540 students
Rank: n/an/a
77 Webster Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-4477
Grades: 4-11
| 9 students
Rank: n/an/a
99 Hawthorn Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5150
Grades: PK-1
| 831 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Chelsea School District?
Chelsea School District manages 11 public schools serving 6,074 students.
What is the rank of Chelsea School District?
Chelsea School District is ranked #377 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Chelsea School District?
88% of Chelsea School District students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Chelsea School District?
Chelsea School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Chelsea School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $24,824 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,074 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 67% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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