Bentley Academy Charter School

  • Bentley Academy Charter School serves 254 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bentley Academy Charter 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Bentley Academy Charter School's student population of 254 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students254 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Bentley Academy Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bentley Academy Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bentley Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bentley Academy Charter School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1175 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
Asian
3%
7%
Hispanic
45%
18%
Black
10%
9%
White
39%
63%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bentley Academy Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.640.34
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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