PROFICIENCY 84% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #6 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #11 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #277 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
51%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Boston Arts Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 441 students and 47 teachers at Boston Arts Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 261 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Boston Arts Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 83.5%, which is 30% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students441
Teachers47.43
Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch261
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment19
Taking some courses16
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Boston Arts Academy, there are a total of 19 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 16 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All>= 95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Boston Arts Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 15.6% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 39.1% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.9% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 39.7% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
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Carter Developmental Center50%0.7Boston, MA
Boston Latin96%0.8Boston, MA
Snowden International School At Copley82%0.9Boston, MA
Joseph J Hurley60%1.0Boston, MA
Maurice J Tobin29%1.0Boston, MA
William Mckinley17%1.1Boston, MA
Madison Park High42%1.1Boston, MA
O'bryant School Math/science94%1.1Boston, MA
Morse55%1.1Cambridge, MA
James P Timilty Middle School36%1.2Boston, MA

Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population639,5946,657,291314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)13,22483991
Median age31.339.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%78%79%
Speak Spanish16%8%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school82.1%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college62.9%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree49.1%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.6%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters20.1%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.0%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.8%2.4%1.3%
Source: The Boston Arts Academy data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.