Rindge Avenue Upper School

  • Rindge Avenue Upper School serves 267 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rindge Avenue Upper School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Rindge Avenue Upper School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Rindge Avenue Upper School's student population of 267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rindge Avenue Upper School is ranked within the top 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 Rindge Avenue Upper School is 0.70, 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#650 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
29%
9%
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White
45%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCambridge School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Rindge Avenue Upper School is Curtis-tufts (1.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is John F Kennedy (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Peabody (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cambridge Peabody
    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    0.0 miles
    70 Rindge Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617) 349-6530
    0.0 PK-5 323
  • Cambridge Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
    0.2 miles
    21 Notre Dame Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617) 497-7771
    0.2 PK-6 354
  • Cambridge Graham And Parks Alternative School
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    0.6 miles
    44 Linnaean Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 349-6577
    0.6 PK-5 362
  • Somerville John F Kennedy
    Grades: K-8 | 456 students
    0.7 miles
    5 Cherry Street
    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617) 629-5440
    0.7 K-8 456
  • Somerville Benjamin G Brown
    Grades: K-5 | 231 students
    0.8 miles
    201 Willow Avenue
    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617) 629-5620
    0.8 K-5 231

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