Charlestown High School

  • Charlestown High School serves 910 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Charlestown High School's student population of 910 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students910 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charlestown High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charlestown High School is 0.67, 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#1141 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charlestown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Charlestown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
44%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Charlestown High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
33%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Charlestown High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charlestown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.670.35
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Graduation Rate
55%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charlestown High 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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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