William A Berkowitz Elementary School

  • William A Berkowitz Elementary School serves 510 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William A Berkowitz Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • William A Berkowitz Elementary School's student population of 510 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William A Berkowitz Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of William A Berkowitz Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1297 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William A Berkowitz Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
85%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
8%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William A Berkowitz Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.270.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChelsea School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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