Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

  • Prospect Hill Academy Charter School serves 1,132 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Prospect Hill Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prospect Hill Academy Charter School's student population of 1,132 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 111 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers111 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prospect Hill Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is 0.63, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1192 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
53%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
20%
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Black
55%
9%
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White
14%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProspect Hill Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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