Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School serves 1,132 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 46% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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 16% 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 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is 0.64, 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 Testing Rank
#1212 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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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
13%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is Cambridge Rindge And Latin (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amigos School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cambridgeport (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cambridge Cambridgeport Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
    0.2 miles
    89 Elm Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617) 349-6587
    0.2 PK-5 342
  • Cambridge Fletcher/maynard Academy Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
    0.3 miles
    225 Windsor Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617) 349-6588
    0.3 PK-5 296
  • Cambridge Amigos School Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
    0.5 miles
    15 Upton Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617) 349-6567
    0.5 PK-8 397
  • Cambridge Cambridge Street Upper School Math: 36% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 248 students
    0.6 miles
    158 Spring Street
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    (617) 349-3050
    0.6 6-8 248
  • Cambridge King Open Alternative School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    0.6 miles
    359 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617) 349-6540
    0.6 PK-5 329

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