High School Of Commerce

  • High School Of Commerce serves 1,079 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • High School Of Commerce placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • High School Of Commerce's student population of 1,079 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,079 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High School Of Commerce 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 High School Of Commerce is 0.48, which is less 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#1048 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
69%
20%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
9%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.59
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Graduation Rate
67%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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