Jeremiah E Burke High School

  • Jeremiah E Burke High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jeremiah E Burke High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jeremiah E Burke High School's student population of 472 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jeremiah E Burke High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Jeremiah E Burke High School is 0.44, 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#303 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
24%
20%
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Black
71%
9%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.59
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Graduation Rate75-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
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

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