King K-8

  • King K-8 serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (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 9% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • King K-8's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1660 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
31%
19%
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Black
64%
9%
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White
1%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in King K-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.500.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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