Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

Roxbury Preparatory Charter School serves 1,422 students in grades 5-11.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Roxbury Preparatory Charter School's student population of 1,422 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-11
Total Students1,422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers118 teachers
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School Comparison

Roxbury Preparatory 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 Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is 0.52, which is less 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
#1095 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
20%
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Black
57%
9%
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White
1%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Roxbury Preparatory Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoxbury Preparatory Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is New Mission High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James W Hennigan (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elc - West Zone (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jamaica Plain Elc - West Zone
    Grades: PK-1 | 115 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Heath Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8275
    0.1 PK-1 115
  • Jamaica Plain James W Hennigan Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 582 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Heath Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8264
    0.1 K-8 582
  • Jamaica Plain Mission Hill School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 241 students
    0.3 miles
    20 Child Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8189
    0.3 PK-8 241
  • Jamaica Plain John F Kennedy Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
    0.4 miles
    7 Bolster Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8127
    0.4 PK-5 392
  • Hyde Park New Mission High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 392 students
    0.4 miles
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 635-6437
    0.4 7-12 392

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