Boston Adult Academy

  • Boston Adult Academy serves 197 students in grades 11-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 59%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • Boston Adult Academy 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 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Boston Adult Academy's student population of 197 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boston Adult Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,569 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boston Adult Academy is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)<50%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)<50%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
37%
19%
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Black
54%
9%
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White
5%
61%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.35
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Graduation Rate20-24%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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