Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter (Closed 2018)

  • Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter served 203 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 35-39% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 35-39% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students203 students
This chart display total students of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#1556 out of 1674 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
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7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
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20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
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9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
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60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
100%
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Two or more races
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4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.000.59
This chart display the diversity score of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester Collegiate Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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