PROFICIENCY 64% equal to state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #19 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #35 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #895 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

East Boston High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 1,522 students and 106 teachers at East Boston High, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 905 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

East Boston High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.0%, which is equal to the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1522
Teachers106.42
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch905
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment178
Taking some courses157
Taking some courses (not tests)19
Passing some courses28
Passing no courses124

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 East Boston High, there are a total of 178 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 157 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All52%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School52%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All76%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School76%

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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East Boston High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 17.6% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 13.2% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 66.6% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Clark Avenue School37%1.0Chelsea, MA
Samuel Adams42%1.1Boston, MA
Harvard-kent40%1.2Boston, MA

Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population658,2796,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,61763091
Median age31.739.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%77%79%
Speak Spanish17%9%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%2.6%1.3%
Source: The East Boston High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.