370 Pine St.
Springfield, MA 01105
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Springfield Preparatory Charter School serves 215 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Springfield Preparatory Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Springfield Preparatory Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Springfield Preparatory Charter School's student population of 215 students has grown by 99% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 171% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Springfield Preparatory Charter School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Springfield Preparatory Charter School is 0.51, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#307 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
66%
20%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
6%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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