Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School

1 Westinghouse Plaza
Hyde Park, MA 02136
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School serves 540 students in grades 5-12.
Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1257 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
28%
22%
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Black
63%
10%
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White
7%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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