Quincy Upper School

  • Quincy Upper School serves 507 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Quincy Upper 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Quincy Upper School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Quincy Upper 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 Quincy Upper School is 0.68, 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#1304 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
48%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
20%
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Black
21%
9%
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White
5%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Quincy Upper School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.680.59
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Graduation Rate70-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Quincy Upper School is William Mckinley (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Josiah Quincy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boston Josiah Quincy
    Grades: PK-5 | 832 students
    0.2 miles
    885 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02111
    (617) 635-8497
    0.2 PK-5 832
  • Boston William Mckinley
    Grades: 1-12 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    90 Warren Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-9976
    0.4 1-12 355
  • Boston Snowden International School At Copley
    Grades: 9-12 | 444 students
    0.5 miles
    150 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-9989
    0.5 9-12 444
  • Boston Blackstone
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    0.6 miles
    380 Shawmut Avenue
    Boston, MA 02118
    (617) 635-8471
    0.6 PK-5 575
  • Boston Joseph J Hurley
    Grades: PK-8 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    70 Worcester Street
    Boston, MA 02118
    (617) 635-8489
    0.8 PK-8 360

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