PROFICIENCY 35% 46% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #81 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #109 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1550 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
51%Boston
64%Massachusetts

O W Holmes is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 335 students and 24 teachers at O W Holmes, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 260 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

O W Holmes has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 46% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students335
Teachers24.21
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch260
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 O W Holmes, 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
All35-39%
350-59%
411-19%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
330-39%
420-29%
530-39%
6n/a
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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O W Holmes race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 2.1% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 63.9% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.8% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.8% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Up Academy Holland25%0.6Boston, MA
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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 O W Holmes data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.