Walnut Square Elementary School

Tel: (978)374-3471
Grades KG-2
140 students
Walnut Square Elementary School serves 140 students in grades KG - 2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Walnut Square Elementary School operates within the Haverhill School District.

School Overview

The student population of 140 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 140 students
Walnut Square Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Walnut Square Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Walnut Square Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Walnut Square Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Walnut Square Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Walnut Square Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
11%
17%
Walnut Square Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
84%
65%
Walnut Square Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Walnut Square Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.28 0.33
Walnut Square Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
34%
Walnut Square Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Walnut Square Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Haverhill School District's student population of 7,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,669 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,146 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Haverhill School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 7,147 1,376
Haverhill School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $114 MM $29 MM
Haverhill School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $104 MM $28 MM
Haverhill School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,669 $20,216
Haverhill School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,146 $19,181
Haverhill School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Haverhill Alternative School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Haverhill Alternative School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Haverhill Alternative School (0.4 miles away)
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    0.4 miles
    415 Primrose St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-3482
    0.46-1249
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    Grades: 5-8 | 482 students
    0.4 miles
    256 Concord St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-5782
    0.45-8482
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    Grades: KG-4 | 502 students
    0.4 miles
    252 Concord St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-2421
    0.4KG-4502
  • HaverhillTeachSpecial Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 42 students
    0.4 miles
    415 Primrose St
    HaverhillMA 01830
    (978)374-3482
    0.42-1242
  • HaverhillHaverhill High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1845 students
    1.3 miles
    137 Monument St
    HaverhillMA 01832
    (978)374-5700
    1.39-121845

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