Holyoke High School

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3/10
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Reviews
3
Grades
9-12
Students
1,319
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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English
86%
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Math
64%
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Biology I
58%
State avg: 73%
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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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4-year high school graduation rate
65%
State avg: 85%
Average SAT score
1355
State avg: 1530
AP course participation
14%
State avg: 17%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making 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.

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

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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Hispanic
68%
White
27%
Black
3%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
168 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
78%
State avg: 86%
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Neighborhood
500 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Stephen Sullivan - Principal
(413) 534-2098
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Last modified: May 3, 2017

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