Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

120 Fisher Avenue
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School serves 1,521 students in grades 5-12.
Roxbury Preparatory 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 1,521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Roxbury Preparatory Charter School's student population of 1,521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,521 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
103 teachers
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School Rankings

Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1431 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
41%
23%
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Black
56%
10%
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White
1%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Roxbury Preparatory Charter School's ranking?
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is ranked #1431 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Roxbury Preparatory Charter School often compared to?
Roxbury Preparatory Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School, Neighborhood House Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Roxbury Preparatory Charter School?
The graduation rate of Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Roxbury Preparatory Charter School?
1,521 students attend Roxbury Preparatory Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Roxbury Preparatory Charter School students are Black, 41% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Roxbury Preparatory Charter School?
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Roxbury Preparatory Charter School offer ?
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School offers enrollment in grades 5-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Roxbury Preparatory Charter School part of?
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is part of Roxbury Preparatory Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 1,521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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