Harvard-kent

50 Bunker Hill Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Harvard-kent serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 41% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Harvard-kent 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 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Harvard-kent's student population of 473 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Harvard-kent 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 Harvard-kent is 0.75, 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
#1196 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
27%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
20%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
13%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harvard-kent is Charlestown High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Warren-prescott (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlestown Charlestown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 920 students
    0.3 miles
    240 Medford Street
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 635-9914
    0.3 9-12 920
  • Charlestown Warren-prescott
    Grades: PK-8 | 602 students
    0.4 miles
    50 School Street
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 635-8346
    0.4 PK-8 602
  • Charlestown Clarence R Edwards Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
    0.6 miles
    28 Walker Street
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 635-8516
    0.6 6-8 306
  • Boston Eliot Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 635 students
    0.8 miles
    16 Charter Street
    Boston, MA 02113
    (617) 635-8545
    0.8 PK-8 635
  • East Boston Mario Umana Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,004 student
    0.8 miles
    312 Border Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8481
    0.8 PK-8 1,004

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