Techboston Academy

  • Techboston Academy serves 972 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Techboston Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Techboston Academy's student population of 972 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students972 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Techboston Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Techboston Academy is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1470 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
19%
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Black
66%
9%
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White
2%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.500.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Techboston Academy 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 NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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