Cambridge School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 17 public schools in Cambridge School District, serving 6,914 students.
  • Public school in Cambridge School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 53%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
  • The top ranked public schools in Cambridge School District are Cambridge Rindge And Latin, Amigos School and Martin Luther King Junior. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameCambridge School District
School District Phone Number(617)349-6494
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools17 Schools1,853 Schools
# of Students6,914 Students953,403 Students
# of Teachers673 Teachers73,071 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1

District Comparison

  • Cambridge School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cambridge  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cambridge  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cambridge  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.740.59
# of American Indian Students21 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students860 Students65,561 Students
% Asian Students
13%
7%
# of Hispanic Students947 Students191,072 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
20%
# of Black Students1,740 Students86,245 Students
% Black Students
25%
9%
# of White Students2,757 Students572,929 Students
% White Students
40%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students11 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students578 Students34,575 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:56930,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:64665,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:57368,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:54068,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:51170,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:46772,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:48572,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:36671,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:39770,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:39571,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:48476,550
# of Students in 10th Grade:48672,922
# of Students in 11th Grade:50771,687
# of Students in 12th Grade:48569,978
# of Ungraded Students:31,196

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $35,191 is higher than the state average of $20,582. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $34,869 is higher than the state average of $19,689. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$219 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cambridge  School District and average revenue for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$217 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Cambridge  School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$35,191$20,582
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cambridge  School District and average revenue per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$34,869$19,689
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cambridge  School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Cambridge School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Amigos School Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    15 Upton Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6567

    Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
  • Cambridge Rindge And Latin Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 20%
    459 Broadway Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6630

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,965 student
  • Cambridge Street Upper School Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    158 Spring Street
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    (617)349-3050

    Grades: 6-8 | 248 students
  • Cambridgeport Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    89 Elm Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6587

    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
  • Fletcher/maynard Academy Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 Windsor Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6588

    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
  • Graham And Parks Alternative School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    44 Linnaean Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6577

    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
  • Haggerty Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    110 Cushing Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6555

    Grades: PK-5 | 257 students
  • John M Tobin Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    197 Vassal Lane
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6600

    Grades: PK-5 | 293 students
  • Kennedy-longfellow Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    158 Spring Street
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    (617)349-6841

    Grades: PK-5 | 293 students
  • King Open Alternative School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    359 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6540

    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
  • Maria L. Baldwin Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    85 Oxford Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6525

    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
  • Martin Luther King Junior Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    102 Putnam Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6562

    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
  • Morse Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    40 Granite Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6575

    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
  • Peabody Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    70 Rindge Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617)349-6530

    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
  • Putnam Avenue Upper School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Putnam Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-7780

    Grades: 6-8 | 263 students
  • Rindge Avenue Upper School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 50%
    70 Rindge Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617)349-4060

    Grades: 6-8 | 267 students
  • Vassal Lane Upper School Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 50%
    197 Vassal Lane
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6550

    Grades: 6-8 | 281 students
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