Van Sickle Academy

  • Van Sickle Academy serves 403 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 16% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Van Sickle 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Van Sickle Academy's student population of 403 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students403 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Van Sickle Academy
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Sickle Academy 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 Van Sickle Academy is 0.43, 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#1641 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Van Sickle Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Sickle Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Van Sickle Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
74%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Van Sickle Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Van Sickle Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
11%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Van Sickle Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Sickle Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.430.59
This chart display the diversity score of Van Sickle Academy and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 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

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  • Springfield Liberty
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    Springfield, MA 01104
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  • Springfield Mary O Pottenger
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
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  • Springfield Glenwood
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    Springfield, MA 01104
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