School Details

William A Berkowitz Elementary School

300 Crescent Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-5300
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-4 & ungraded 456 students 14 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

31%
28%
57%
48%
58%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chelsea School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

34%
35%
53%
40%
40%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chelsea School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

William A Berkowitz Elementary School is a public elementary school in Chelsea. The principal of William A Berkowitz Elementary School is Sheila Harrison. 456 children attend William A Berkowitz Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 84% of the 456 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at William A Berkowitz Elementary School is 14:1. Frank M Sokolowski Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 9% 9%
Hispanic 80% 81%
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Asian 2% %
Multiracial 0.7% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.09%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 78%

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