William A Berkowitz Elementary School

300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 460 students in grades 1-4, William A Berkowitz Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Enrollment: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

William A Berkowitz Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

William A Berkowitz Elementary School's student population of 460 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

William A Berkowitz Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of William A Berkowitz Elementary School is 0.26, 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)
#1266 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
41%
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23%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
86%
23%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
6%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William A Berkowitz Elementary School's ranking?
William A Berkowitz Elementary School is ranked #1266 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend William A Berkowitz Elementary School?
460 students attend William A Berkowitz Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of William A Berkowitz Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William A Berkowitz Elementary School?
William A Berkowitz Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does William A Berkowitz Elementary School offer ?
William A Berkowitz Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is William A Berkowitz Elementary School part of?
William A Berkowitz Elementary School is part of Chelsea School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Enrollment: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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