Shurtleff Early Childhood

99 Hawthorn Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Shurtleff Early Childhood serves 831 students in grades Prekindergarten-1. 
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 831 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Shurtleff Early Childhood's student population of 831 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Shurtleff Early Childhood is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
87%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
9%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Shurtleff Early Childhood?
831 students attend Shurtleff Early Childhood.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Shurtleff Early Childhood students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shurtleff Early Childhood?
Shurtleff Early Childhood has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Shurtleff Early Childhood offer ?
Shurtleff Early Childhood offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-1 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Shurtleff Early Childhood part of?
Shurtleff Early Childhood is part of Chelsea School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 831 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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