Charles Sumner

  • Charles Sumner serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Charles Sumner 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 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Charles Sumner's student population of 581 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles Sumner 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 Charles Sumner is 0.59, which is equal to 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#1387 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
60%
20%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
14%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Charles Sumner 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)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charles Sumner 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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