City On A Hill Charter Public School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
14
Grades
9-12
Students
287
Type
Public charter
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
96%
English
100%
Biology I
75%
State avg: 73%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
53%
State avg: 85%
AP course participation
16%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
11%
State avg: 72%
10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
63%
Hispanic
33%
White
2%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
179 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
20%
State avg: 14%
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14 Reviews
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Neighborhood
58 Circuit Street
Boston, MA 02119
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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