Mario Umana Academy

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312 Border Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mario Umana Academy serves 1,004 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 21% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mario Umana 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mario Umana Academy's student population of 1,004 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,004 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Mario Umana 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 Mario Umana Academy is 0.24, 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
#1614 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
87%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
7%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
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 Mario Umana Academy is East Boston High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Donald Mckay (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hugh Roe O'donnell (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Boston Hugh Roe O'donnell
    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
    0.2 miles
    33 Trenton Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8454
    0.2 PK-5 247
  • East Boston East Boston High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,344 student
    0.4 miles
    86 White Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-9896
    0.4 9-12 1,344
  • East Boston James Otis
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    0.4 miles
    218 Marion Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8372
    0.4 PK-5 405
  • East Boston Dante Alighieri Montessori School
    Grades: PK-5 | 92 students
    0.5 miles
    37 Gove Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8529
    0.5 PK-5 92
  • East Boston Patrick J Kennedy
    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
    0.5 miles
    343 Saratoga Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-8466
    0.5 PK-5 305

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