PROFICIENCY 56% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
56%Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public (District)

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public (District)" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 224 students and 18 teachers at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 142 free lunch students and 28 reduced lunch students.

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 56.0%, which is 13% lower than the Massachusetts average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch142
Reduced lunch28


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 0.0% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 84.0% 84.0% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.6% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.5% 11.5% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 2.9% 3.3% 3.1%

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Boston demographics profile

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

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 Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.