West Roxbury School (Closed 2006)

  • West Roxbury School served 1,376 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 87% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of West Roxbury School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2005-2006 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
29%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Roxbury School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Black
56%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Roxbury School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
13%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Roxbury School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Roxbury School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.590.59
This chart display the diversity score of West Roxbury School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Roxbury School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Roxbury School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2005-2006 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to West Roxbury School is Urban Science Academy (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lyndon (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Roxbury Urban Science Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 392 students
    0.0 miles
    1205 V.f.w. Parkway
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617) 635-8930
    0.0 9-12 392
  • West Roxbury Lyndon
    Grades: PK-8 | 582 students
    0.8 miles
    20 Mt. Vernon Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617) 635-6824
    0.8 PK-8 582
  • West Roxbury Joyce Kilmer
    Grades: PK-8 | 466 students
    0.9 miles
    35 Baker Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617) 635-8060
    0.9 PK-8 466
  • Dedham Riverdale
    Grades: 1-5 | 179 students
    0.9 miles
    143 Needham Street
    Dedham, MA 02026
    (781) 310-2000
    0.9 1-5 179
  • Newton Center Memorial Spaulding
    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
    1.4 miles
    250 Brookline Street
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617) 559-9600
    1.4 K-5 453
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