Springfield High School

Dickenson Bldg 37 Alderman St
Springfield, MA 01108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Springfield High School serves 211 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Springfield High 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Springfield High School's student population of 211 students has grown by 77% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Springfield High 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 Springfield High School is 0.57, 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
#1276 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
59%
20%
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Black
26%
9%
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White
14%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.59
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Graduation Rate
10-14%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Springfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Springfield High School is Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springfield Public Day Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William N. Deberry (0.3 miles away)
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