High School Of Commerce

  • High School Of Commerce serves 1,250 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • High School Of Commerce's student population of 1,250 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High School Of Commerce's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High School Of Commerce is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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#1315 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
70%
19%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
8%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.470.58
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Graduation Rate
61%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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