Varnum Arts Elementary School (Closed 2009)

  • Varnum Arts Elementary School served 184 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students184 students
This chart display total students of Varnum Arts Elementary School by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Varnum Arts Elementary School by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Varnum Arts Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2008-2009 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
24%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Varnum Arts Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Varnum Arts Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Black
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Varnum Arts Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
28%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Varnum Arts Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Varnum Arts Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.740.59
This chart display the diversity score of Varnum Arts Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Varnum Arts Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Varnum Arts Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowell School District
Source: 2008-2009 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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