Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School

161 Lower Westfield Road
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School serves 270 students in grades 9-12.
Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 80-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School's student population of 270 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is ranked within the top 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 Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is 0.19, 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
#675 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
90%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
6%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.59
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaulo Freire Social Justice Charter School School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Maurice A Donahue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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