Lee Academy

25 Dunbar Avenue
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 175 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Lee Academy 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 21-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lee Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Lee Academy's student population of 175 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Lee Academy 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 Lee Academy is 0.61, 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)
#1192 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21-39%
41%
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21-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
23%
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Black
53%
10%
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White
6%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lee Academy's ranking?
Lee Academy is ranked #1192 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?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Lee Academy?
175 students attend Lee Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Lee Academy students are Black, 32% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lee Academy?
Lee Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lee Academy offer ?
Lee Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lee Academy part of?
Lee Academy is part of Boston School District.
In what neighborhood is Lee Academy located?
Lee Academy is located in the Dorchester neighborhood of Dorchester Center, MA. There are 5 other public schools located in Dorchester.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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