134 Sprinfield St
Chicopee, MA 01013
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School serves 263 students in grades 9-12.
Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School's student population of 263 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1610 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
89%
22%
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Black
8%
10%
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White
2%
57%
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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
0.20
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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