Boston Teachers Union School

  • Boston Teachers Union School serves 287 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Boston Teachers Union 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Boston Teachers Union School's student population of 287 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boston Teachers Union School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Boston Teachers Union School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1286 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
20%
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Black
25%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Boston Teachers Union School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
31%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Boston Teachers Union School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Boston Teachers Union School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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