Community Academy

  • Community Academy serves 79 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 ≥50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Community 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Community Academy's student population of 79 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Community Academy 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 Community Academy is 0.66, 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#1004 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
22%
20%
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Black
42%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Community Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
35%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Community Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.660.59
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Graduation Rate11-19%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Community Academy 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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