PROFICIENCY 35% 45% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #80 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #103 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1534 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

James W Hennigan is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 620 students and 44 teachers at James W Hennigan, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 495 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

James W Hennigan has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.0%, which is 45% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students620
Teachers43.8
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch495
Reduced lunch0

 

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 James W Hennigan, 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

GradeProficiency
All31%
345-49%
425-29%
520-24%
630-34%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
325-29%
435-39%
535-39%
645-49%
7n/a
8n/a
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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James W Hennigan race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 3.3% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 31.6% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 62.0% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
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Curley K-8 School39%0.6Boston, MA
Maurice J Tobin29%0.6Boston, MA
Ellis Mendell35%0.7Boston, MA
Nathan Hale57%0.8Boston, MA
James P Timilty Middle School36%0.9Boston, MA
Boston Latin96%0.9Boston, MA
Greater Egleston Community High School50%0.9Boston, MA
O'bryant School Math/science94%0.9Boston, MA
Rafael Hernandez57%0.9Boston, MA
Pierce81%1.0Brookline, 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 James W Hennigan data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.