Jeremiah E Burke High School

60 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02121
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 330 students in grades 9-12, Jeremiah E Burke High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jeremiah E Burke High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Jeremiah E Burke High School's student population of 330 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Jeremiah E Burke High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jeremiah E Burke High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1346 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
41%
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20-24%
44%
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≤10%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
37%
23%
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Black
54%
10%
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White
5%
56%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Jeremiah E Burke High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jeremiah E Burke High School's ranking?
Jeremiah E Burke High School is ranked #1346 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jeremiah E Burke High School?
The graduation rate of Jeremiah E Burke High School is 70-74%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 90%.
How many students attend Jeremiah E Burke High School?
330 students attend Jeremiah E Burke High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Jeremiah E Burke High School students are Black, 37% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jeremiah E Burke High School?
Jeremiah E Burke High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Jeremiah E Burke High School offer ?
Jeremiah E Burke High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jeremiah E Burke High School part of?
Jeremiah E Burke High School is part of Boston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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