Young Achievers

  • Young Achievers serves 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 23% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Young Achievers's student population of 582 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students582 students
This chart display total students of Young Achievers by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Young Achievers
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Young Achievers by grade.

School Comparison

  • Young Achievers's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Young Achievers is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#1543 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Young Achievers 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Young Achievers 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Young Achievers and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Young Achievers and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
45%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Young Achievers and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
53%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Young Achievers and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Young Achievers and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Young Achievers and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Young Achievers.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.520.35
This chart display the diversity score of Young Achievers and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Young Achievers and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Young Achievers 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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