100 Longwater Circle
Norwell, MA 02061
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Shore Charter Public School serves 1,009 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
South Shore Charter Public 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

South Shore Charter Public School's student population of 1,009 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,009 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
101 teachers
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School Rankings

South Shore Charter Public School is ranked within the bottom 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 South Shore Charter Public School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1072 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
22%
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Black
35%
10%
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White
47%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Shore Charter Public School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Shore Charter Public School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,009 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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