70 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Rindge Avenue Upper School serves 267 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Rindge Avenue Upper School ranks 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 Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Rindge Avenue Upper School is ranked within the top 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 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 Data
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#574 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 5%)

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