This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism and suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
2/10
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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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what... More 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.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
50%
State avg: 75%
Math
59%
Details
English
79%
Details
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5/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Worth a deeper look:

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

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
1/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Hispanic
39%
White
34%
Black
19%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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
674 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 86%
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 0
2 1
1 3
Neighborhood
179 Burncoat Street
Worcester, MA 01606
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