Sabis International Charter School

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
19
Grades
K-12
Students
1,573
Type
Public charter
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This means that most students at this school are not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


MCAS Science and Technology/Engineering (MCAS STE) Tests
Biology I
69%
State avg: 73%
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
Science
41%
State avg: 54%
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Math
86%
State avg: 79%
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6/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(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 school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
93%
State avg: 85%
AP course participation
12%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
46%
State avg: 72%
2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

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

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

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
36%
Black
29%
White
27%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
4%
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
17 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
538 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
19%
State avg: 14%
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19 Reviews
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Neighborhood
160 Joan Street
Springfield, MA 01129
Karen Reuter - Principal
(413) 783-2555
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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