Waterford Street Elementary School

  • Waterford Street Elementary School serves 496 students in grades PK-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Waterford Street Elementary School operates within the Gardner School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 496 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 496 students
Waterford Street Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Waterford Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Waterford Street Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Waterford Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Waterford Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Waterford Street Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
16%
18%
Waterford Street Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
9%
Waterford Street Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
72%
64%
Waterford Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Waterford Street Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Waterford Street Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Waterford Street Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.45 0.34
Waterford Street Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
63%
36%
Waterford Street Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
5%
4%
Waterford Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gardner School District's student population of 2,473 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,349 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,059 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Gardner School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,473 1,368
Gardner School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $25 MM
Gardner School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $37 MM $25 MM
Gardner School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,349 $18,534
Gardner School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,059 $18,197
Gardner School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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