Lee Academy

25 Dunbar Avenue
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lee Academy serves 223 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Lee Academy 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 20-29% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) 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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Lee Academy's student population of 223 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Lee Academy 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 Lee Academy is 0.65, which is more 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
#1550 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
28%
20%
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Black
52%
9%
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White
6%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lee Academy is Dorchester Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Joseph Lee (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dorchester Center Joseph Lee Math: 14% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 661 students
    0.0 miles
    155 Talbot Avenue
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    (617) 635-8687
    0 PK-8 661
  • Dorchester Sarah Greenwood Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 402 students
    0.3 miles
    189 Glenway Street
    Dorchester, MA 02121
    (617) 635-8710
    0.3 PK-8 402
  • Dorchester Dorchester Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
    0.4 miles
    11 Charles St
    Dorchester, MA 02125
    (617) 635-9730
    0.4 9-12 42
  • Dorchester Center O W Holmes Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    0.4 miles
    40 School Street
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    (617) 635-8681
    0.4 PK-5 347
  • Dorchester Center Techboston Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 917 students
    0.4 miles
    9 Peacevale Road
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    (617) 635-1615
    0.4 6-12 917

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