Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School in Worcester, Massachusetts (MA)



City-data.com school rating (using weighted 2010 test average as compared to other schools in Massachusetts) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 60.

10 NEW BOND STREET
Worcester, MA 1606

County name: Worcester
School type: Regular School
Grade span: Kindergarten - 12th grade

Status: Operational
Phone: (508) 854-8400 (make sure to verify first before calling)

Latitude: 42.305
Longitude: -071.800960

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Walsh Middle School (19.3 miles):

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University Pk Campus School (4.4 miles):

63
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

60
Shepherd Hill Reg High School (17.5 miles):

58
Forest Avenue Elementary School (14.4 miles):

40
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Massachusetts:

58
Worcester County:

60
Worcester:

53
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public:

60

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Enrollment in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

2007 Student Enrollment: 1171

Kindergarten Enrollment: 117
1st grade Enrollment: 141
2nd grade Enrollment: 132
3rd grade Enrollment: 131
4th grade Enrollment: 135
5th grade Enrollment: 124
6th grade Enrollment: 114
7th grade Enrollment: 102
8th grade Enrollment: 62
9th grade Enrollment: 54
10th grade Enrollment: 24
11th grade Enrollment: 23
12th grade Enrollment: 12


Male students (%): 48.7%
Here:

48.7%
State average from 3564 schools:

51.7%
Female students (%): 51.3%
Here:

51.3%
State average from 3564 schools:

48.3%

White students (%): 45.3%
This school:

45.3%
State average from 3564 schools:

71.0%
African American students (%): 24.6%
This school:

24.6%
State average from 3564 schools:

8.9%
Hispanic students (%): 21.4%
This school:

21.4%
State average from 3564 schools:

13.2%
Asian students (%): 4.3%
This school:

4.3%
State average from 3564 schools:

4.5%
Native American students (%): 0.20%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

0.20%
State average from 3564 schools:

0.29%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 0.10%
Here:

0.10%
State average from 3564 schools:

0.19%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 4.1%
This school:

4.1%
State average from 3564 schools:

1.9%


Genders in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

First Language Not English #: 21
Limited English Proficient #: 21
Special Education #: 111
Low-Income #: 533
Free Lunch #: 393
Reduced Lunch #: 140


First Language Not English %: 1.8%
This school:

1.8%
State average from 1653 schools:

15.3%
Limited English Proficient %: 1.8%
Here:

1.8%
State average from 1385 schools:

7.6%
Special Education %: 9.5%
Here:

9.5%
State average from 1778 schools:

16.4%
Low-Income %: 45.5%
Here:

45.5%
State average from 1776 schools:

31.2%
Free Lunch %: 33.6%
Here:

33.6%
State average from 1774 schools:

25.4%
Reduced Lunch %: 12.0%
This school:

12.0%
State average from 1719 schools:

6.0%



2006 Student Enrollment: 1175

Kindergarten Enrollment: 156
1st grade Enrollment: 145
2nd grade Enrollment: 143
3rd grade Enrollment: 143
4th grade Enrollment: 134
5th grade Enrollment: 125
6th grade Enrollment: 119
7th grade Enrollment: 69
8th grade Enrollment: 56
9th grade Enrollment: 24
10th grade Enrollment: 27
11th grade Enrollment: 13
12th grade Enrollment: 21


Male students (%): 47.5%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

47.5%
State average from 1781 schools:

51.7%
Female students (%): 52.5%
Here:

52.5%
State average from 1781 schools:

48.3%

White students (%): 48.9%
Here:

48.9%
State average from 1781 schools:

71.8%
African American students (%): 22.9%
Here:

22.9%
State average from 1781 schools:

9.0%
Hispanic students (%): 19.8%
Here:

19.8%
State average from 1781 schools:

12.7%
Asian students (%): 3.9%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

3.9%
State average from 1781 schools:

4.4%
Native American students (%): 0.10%
Here:

0.10%
State average from 1781 schools:

0.31%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 0.10%
This school:

0.10%
State average from 1781 schools:

0.15%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 4.3%
Here:

4.3%
State average from 1781 schools:

1.6%


Genders in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

First Language Not English #: 16
Limited English Proficient #: 15
Special Education #: 110
Low-Income #: 564


First Language Not English %: 1.4%
Here:

1.4%
State average from 1633 schools:

14.8%
Limited English Proficient %: 1.3%
Here:

1.3%
State average from 1328 schools:

7.4%
Special Education %: 9.4%
Here:

9.4%
State average from 1780 schools:

15.9%
Low-Income %: 48.0%
Here:

48.0%
State average from 1771 schools:

30.5%



2005 Student Enrollment: 1087

Kindergarten Enrollment: 158
1st grade Enrollment: 143
2nd grade Enrollment: 144
3rd grade Enrollment: 143
4th grade Enrollment: 96
5th grade Enrollment: 137
6th grade Enrollment: 83
7th grade Enrollment: 63
8th grade Enrollment: 52
9th grade Enrollment: 27
10th grade Enrollment: 20
11th grade Enrollment: 21


White students (%): 56.1%
Here:

56.1%
State average from 1746 schools:

74.4%
African American students (%): 21.3%
Here:

21.3%
State average from 1746 schools:

9.5%
Hispanic students (%): 17.3%
Here:

17.3%
State average from 1746 schools:

11.2%
Asian students (%): 4.9%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

4.9%
State average from 1746 schools:

4.5%
Native American students (%): 0.50%
Here:

0.50%
State average from 1746 schools:

0.37%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 49.6%
Here:

49.6%
State average from 1746 schools:

51.7%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 50.4%
Here:

50.4%
State average from 1746 schools:

48.3%


Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

First Language Not English #: 13
Limited English Proficient #: 13
Special Education #: 111
Low-Income #: 528


First Language Not English %: 1.2%
Here:

1.2%
State average from 1573 schools:

14.2%
Limited English Proficient %: 1.2%
Here:

1.2%
State average from 1217 schools:

7.4%
Special Education %: 10.2%
Here:

10.2%
State average from 1745 schools:

15.4%
Low-Income %: 48.6%
Here:

48.6%
State average from 1735 schools:

29.2%



2004 Student Enrollment: 889

Kindergarten Enrollment: 116
1st grade Enrollment: 115
2nd grade Enrollment: 118
3rd grade Enrollment: 91
4th grade Enrollment: 112
5th grade Enrollment: 103
6th grade Enrollment: 75
7th grade Enrollment: 57
8th grade Enrollment: 43
9th grade Enrollment: 33
10th grade Enrollment: 26


White students (%): 66.8%
Here:

66.8%
State average from 1729 schools:

75.1%
African American students (%): 13.9%
Here:

13.9%
State average from 1729 schools:

9.4%
Hispanic students (%): 15.0%
Here:

15.0%
State average from 1729 schools:

10.7%
Asian students (%): 4.0%
Here:

4.0%
State average from 1729 schools:

4.4%
Native American students (%): 0.20%
Here:

0.20%
State average from 1729 schools:

0.37%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 50.5%
Here:

50.5%
State average from 1729 schools:

51.8%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 49.5%
Here:

49.5%
State average from 1729 schools:

48.1%


Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Special Education #: 87
Low-Income #: 283


Special Education %: 9.8%
This school:

9.8%
State average from 1725 schools:

15.0%
Low-Income %: 31.8%
Here:

31.8%
State average from 1698 schools:

28.9%



2003 Student Enrollment: 858

Kindergarten Enrollment: 113
1st grade Enrollment: 118
2nd grade Enrollment: 93
3rd grade Enrollment: 99
4th grade Enrollment: 99
5th grade Enrollment: 95
6th grade Enrollment: 74
7th grade Enrollment: 62
8th grade Enrollment: 67
9th grade Enrollment: 38


White students (%): 71.3%
Here:

71.3%
State average from 1634 schools:

75.8%
African American students (%): 11.4%
This school:

11.4%
State average from 1634 schools:

9.1%
Hispanic students (%): 12.6%
This school:

12.6%
State average from 1634 schools:

10.4%
Asian students (%): 4.2%
Here:

4.2%
State average from 1634 schools:

4.3%
Native American students (%): 0.50%
Here:

0.50%
State average from 1634 schools:

0.36%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 51.0%
Here:

51.0%
State average from 1634 schools:

51.8%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 49.0%
Here:

49.0%
State average from 1634 schools:

48.2%


Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

First Language Not English #: 16
Low-Income #: 219


First Language Not English %: 1.9%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

1.9%
State average from 1462 schools:

14.6%
Low-Income %: 25.5%
Here:

25.5%
State average from 1608 schools:

27.9%



2002 Student Enrollment: 797

1st grade Enrollment: 114
2nd grade Enrollment: 86
3rd grade Enrollment: 89
4th grade Enrollment: 91
5th grade Enrollment: 91
6th grade Enrollment: 91
7th grade Enrollment: 84
8th grade Enrollment: 81
9th grade Enrollment: 70


White students (%): 79.5%
Here:

79.5%
State average from 1682 schools:

76.8%
African American students (%): 8.7%
This school:

8.7%
State average from 1682 schools:

8.8%
Hispanic students (%): 8.9%
This school:

8.9%
State average from 1682 schools:

9.9%
Asian students (%): 2.8%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

2.8%
State average from 1682 schools:

4.2%
Native American students (%): 0.10%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

0.10%
State average from 1682 schools:

0.37%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 51.4%
This school:

51.4%
State average from 1682 schools:

51.7%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 48.6%
Here:

48.6%
State average from 1682 schools:

48.3%


Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

First Language Not English #: 16
Low-Income #: 189


First Language Not English %: 2.0%
Here:

2.0%
State average from 1452 schools:

13.6%
Low-Income %: 23.7%
Here:

23.7%
State average from 1613 schools:

27.4%



2001 Student Enrollment: 723

1st grade Enrollment: 95
2nd grade Enrollment: 92
3rd grade Enrollment: 90
4th grade Enrollment: 90
5th grade Enrollment: 89
6th grade Enrollment: 91
7th grade Enrollment: 89
8th grade Enrollment: 87


White students (%): 83.5%
This school:

83.5%
State average from 1664 schools:

77.2%
African American students (%): 6.9%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

6.9%
State average from 1664 schools:

8.8%
Hispanic students (%): 7.5%
Here:

7.5%
State average from 1664 schools:

9.6%
Asian students (%): 1.8%
Here:

1.8%
State average from 1664 schools:

4.1%
Native American students (%): 0.30%
Here:

0.30%
State average from 1664 schools:

0.32%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 51.9%
Here:

51.9%
State average from 1664 schools:

51.6%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 48.1%
Here:

48.1%
State average from 1664 schools:

48.4%


Grades in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Races in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Low-Income #: 180


Low-Income %: 24.9%
Here:

24.9%
State average from 1635 schools:

26.3%



2007 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 33
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 95

Average number of Absences: 8.3
Here:

8.3
State average from 1782 schools:

8.8
Attendance Rate: 95.4%
Here:

95.4%
State average from 1782 schools:

94.8%
In-School Suspensions Rate: 2.8%
Here:

2.8%
State average from 712 schools:

5.5%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 8.1%
Here:

8.1%
State average from 1093 schools:

8.3%




2006 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 7.9
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 62

Average number of Absences: 1.0
Here:

1.0
State average from 325 schools:

29.0
Attendance Rate: 1.2%
This school:

1.2%
State average from 325 schools:

4.5%
In-School Suspensions Rate: 95.5%
This school:

95.5%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.8%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 5.3%
This school:

5.3%
State average from 690 schools:

5.9%




2005 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 8.4
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 58

In-School Suspensions Rate: 95.3%
This school:

95.3%
State average from 1746 schools:

94.8%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 5.3%
Here:

5.3%
State average from 663 schools:

6.2%




2004 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 8.8
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 42

In-School Suspensions Rate: 94.8%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

94.8%
State average from 1729 schools:

94.7%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 4.7%
Here:

4.7%
State average from 629 schools:

6.6%




2003 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 13
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 35

In-School Suspensions Rate: 92.9%
Here:

92.9%
State average from 1635 schools:

94.4%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 4.1%
Here:

4.1%
State average from 742 schools:

6.8%






Teacher Count in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

Student/Teacher Ratio in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

2007 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 78
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 76

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 73.1%
Here:

73.1%
State average from 1782 schools:

95.7%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 96.1%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

96.1%
State average from 1781 schools:

95.3%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Here:

15.0
State average from 1782 schools:

10.0


2006 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 92
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 83

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 73.2%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

73.2%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.8%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 91.6%
This school:

91.6%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.1%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Here:

12.8
State average from 1781 schools:

13.4


2005 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 83
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 76

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 66.3%
Here:

66.3%
State average from 1745 schools:

94.4%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 90.8%
Here:

90.8%
State average from 1733 schools:

93.9%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Here:

13.1
State average from 1746 schools:

13.6


2004 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 69
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 62

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 65.2%
Here:

65.2%
State average from 1728 schools:

94.1%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 88.7%
Here:

88.7%
State average from 1724 schools:

94.4%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
Here:

12.9
State average from 1729 schools:

13.8




SAT Results in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

2007 Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) statistics:


Number of Test Takers: 10

Reading: 518.0
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

518.0
State average from 322 schools:

488.1
Writing: 502.0
Here:

502.0
State average from 322 schools:

483.3
Math: 537.0
This school:

537.0
State average from 322 schools:

496.6




2006 Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) statistics:


Number of Test Takers: 21

Reading: 475.0
Here:

475.0
State average from 316 schools:

489.7
Writing: 467.0
Here:

467.0
State average from 316 schools:

484.0
Math: 491.0
Here:

491.0
State average from 316 schools:

498.9






MCAS Results in Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

2007 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 23
Needs Improvement - English: 4
Proficiency - English: 13
Advanced - English: 6


Students Tested - Math: 24
Warning / Failing - Math: 2
Needs Improvement - Math: 3
Proficiency - Math: 10
Advanced - Math: 9


MCAS English Results - Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 95.7
Here:

95.7
State average from 336 schools:

88.3
Needs Improvement - English (%): 17.0%
Here:

17.0%
State average from 336 schools:

24.7%
Proficiency - English (%): 57.0%
Here:

57.0%
State average from 336 schools:

50.1%
Advanced - English (%): 26.0%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

26.0%
State average from 336 schools:

20.5%


MCAS Math Results - Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 89.6
Here:

89.6
State average from 336 schools:

85.6
Warning / Failing - Math (%): 8.0%
Here:

8.0%
State average from 336 schools:

8.2%
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 13.0%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

13.0%
State average from 336 schools:

22.4%
Proficiency - Math (%): 42.0%
This school:

42.0%
State average from 336 schools:

29.0%
Advanced - Math (%): 38.0%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

38.0%
State average from 336 schools:

40.4%




2006 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 17
Warning / Failing - English: 1
Needs Improvement - English: 4
Proficiency - English: 10
Advanced - English: 2


Students Tested - Math: 17
Warning / Failing - Math: 2
Needs Improvement - Math: 5
Proficiency - Math: 5
Advanced - Math: 5


MCAS English Results - Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 89.7
Here:

89.7
State average from 321 schools:

86.0
Warning / Failing - English (%): 6.0%
Here:

6.0%
State average from 321 schools:

6.9%
Needs Improvement - English (%): 24.0%
This school:

24.0%
State average from 321 schools:

26.1%
Proficiency - English (%): 59.0%
Here:

59.0%
State average from 321 schools:

44.3%
Advanced - English (%): 12.0%
Here:

12.0%
State average from 321 schools:

22.8%


MCAS Math Results - Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 85.3
This school:

85.3
State average from 321 schools:

81.8
Warning / Failing - Math (%): 12.0%
Here:

12.0%
State average from 321 schools:

11.5%
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 29.0%
Here:

29.0%
State average from 321 schools:

24.9%
Proficiency - Math (%): 29.0%
Here:

29.0%
State average from 321 schools:

28.7%
Advanced - Math (%): 29.0%
Here:

29.0%
State average from 321 schools:

35.0%




2004 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 22
Needs Improvement - English: 8
Proficiency - English: 9
Advanced - English: 5


Students Tested - Math: 22
Warning / Failing - Math: 1
Needs Improvement - Math: 8
Proficiency - Math: 5
Advanced - Math: 8


MCAS English Results - Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 88.6
This school:

88.6
State average from 317 schools:

80.4
Needs Improvement - English (%): 36.0%
Here:

36.0%
State average from 317 schools:

29.6%
Proficiency - English (%): 41.0%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

41.0%
State average from 317 schools:

31.8%
Advanced - English (%): 23.0%
Here:

23.0%
State average from 317 schools:

27.2%


MCAS Math Results - Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 84.1
This school:

84.1
State average from 316 schools:

83.6
Warning / Failing - Math (%): 5.0%
Here:

5.0%
State average from 316 schools:

9.0%
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 36.0%
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School:

36.0%
State average from 316 schools:

27.6%
Proficiency - Math (%): 23.0%
Here:

23.0%
State average from 316 schools:

41.9%
Advanced - Math (%): 36.0%
Here:

36.0%
State average from 316 schools:

21.6%






Participation Statistics:


2007 Participation - All students - English - 10th Grade:

Enrollment: 24
Standard Assessment: 23
Medically documented absence: 1

AYP participation rate: 96.0%
Here:

96.0%
State average from 341 schools:

99.5%


2007 Participation - All students - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 96%
Enrollment: 24
Standard Assessment: 24

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 341 schools:

99.0%


2007 Participation - Low income subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%



2007 Participation - White subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

Enrollment: 14
Standard Assessment: 13
Medically documented absence: 1

AYP participation rate: 93.0%
Here:

93.0%
State average from 312 schools:

99.6%


2007 Participation - White subgroup - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 93%
Enrollment: 14
Standard Assessment: 14

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 310 schools:

99.3%


2007 Participation - Multi-race subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%





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