Holyoke Community Charter School

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Holyoke Community Charter School serves 702 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Holyoke Community Charter School 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 36% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Holyoke Community Charter School's student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students702 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Holyoke Community Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Holyoke Community Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

Holyoke Community Charter School 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 Holyoke Community Charter School is 0.17, 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
#1473 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
91%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holyoke Community Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
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White
5%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holyoke Community Charter School 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 Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holyoke Community Charter School 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 NameHolyoke Community Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Holyoke Community Charter School is Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morgan Full Service Community School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph Metcalf School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Holyoke Joseph Metcalf School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 259 students
    0.5 miles
    2019 Northampton Street
    Holyoke, MA 01040
    (413) 534-2104
    0.5 PK-3 259
  • Holyoke Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 183 students
    0.5 miles
    1045 Main Street
    Holyoke, MA 01040
    (413) 534-2071
    0.5 10-12 183
  • Holyoke Morgan Full Service Community School Math: 11% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 416 students
    0.6 miles
    596 South Bridge Street
    Holyoke, MA 01040
    (413) 534-2083
    0.6 PK-8 416
  • Holyoke Maurice A Donahue Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 462 students
    0.8 miles
    210 Whiting Farms Road
    Holyoke, MA 01040
    (413) 534-2069
    0.8 PK-8 462
  • Holyoke Lt Elmer J Mcmahon Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 419 students
    0.9 miles
    75 Kane Rd
    Holyoke, MA 01040
    (413) 534-2062
    0.9 PK-8 419

School Reviews

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This school is very nice and the way they teach is good, the thing I would change is the school lunch other than that I love HCCS.
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