Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield

65 Lincoln Street
Springfield, MA 01105
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield serves 208 students in grades 9-12.
Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield 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 <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield's student population of 208 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield 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 Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield is 0.37, 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
#939 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
78%
22%
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Black
13%
10%
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White
6%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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: 208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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