Noonan Business Academy (Closed 2010)

9 Peacevale Road
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Noonan Business Academy served 269 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
20%
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Black
71%
9%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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