PROFICIENCY 70% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #14 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #26 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #735 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Jeremiah E Burke 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 539 students and 35 teachers at Jeremiah E Burke High, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 357 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Jeremiah E Burke High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 8% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students539
Teachers35.39
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch357
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment63
Taking some courses57
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses49

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 Jeremiah E Burke High, there are a total of 63 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 57 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All65-69%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School65-69%

Proficiency in languages by grade

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

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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Jeremiah E Burke High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 2.4% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 75.5% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.3% 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 0.7% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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O W Holmes35%0.8Boston, MA
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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 Jeremiah E Burke High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.