Brook Farm/Media High

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Grades
9-12
Students
579
Type
Public
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Academics
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Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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MCAS Science and Technology/Engineering (MCAS STE) Tests
Physics
27%
State avg: 70%
Biology I
8%
State avg: 73%
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
English
71%
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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.)


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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
75%
State avg: 85%
Average SAT score
1138
State avg: 1530
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1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

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

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

Very low progress with low test scores means 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 students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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Black
46%
Hispanic
40%
White
10%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
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Neighborhood
1205 Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway
Boston, MA 02132
Rudolph Weekes - Principal
(617) 635-7894
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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