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Posted November 20, 2008

Amazing school that employs a strategy that is working for city kids.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
21%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
33%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
20%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
39%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
25%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
28%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
7%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students51%
Female52%
Male50%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Title I51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female62%
Male75%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Title I68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students43%
Female50%
Male37%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students54%
Female56%
Male52%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title I54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students76%
Female76%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Title I76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female58%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Title I60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students60%
Female57%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Title I60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students66%
Female90%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Femalen/a
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students75%
Female84%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students45%
Female50%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Female80%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students50%
Female60%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students29%
Female27%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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24%
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50%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MCAS results from the state of Massachusetts.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Massachusetts.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 43% 15%
Black 28% 8%
White 20% 68%
Two or more races 8% 2%
Asian 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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