PROFICIENCY 62% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #21 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #36 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #954 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Urban Science Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 471 students and 42 teachers at Urban Science Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 316 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Urban Science Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 3% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students471
Teachers41.92
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch316
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment74
Taking some courses29
Taking some courses (not tests)44
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses22

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 Urban Science Academy, there are a total of 74 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 29 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45-49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

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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Urban Science Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 9.1% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 51.2% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.5% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
West Roxbury Academy57%0.0Boston, MA
Riverdale67%0.9Dedham, MA
Joyce Kilmer58%0.9Boston, MA
Dante Alighieri Montessori School50%1.2Boston, MA
Lyndon46%1.4Boston, MA
Memorial Spaulding76%1.4Newton, MA
Beethoven50%1.6Boston, MA
Edith C Baker81%1.6Brookline, MA
Mozart37%1.7Boston, MA
Broadmeadow86%1.7Needham, MA
William H Ohrenberger46%2.0Boston, MA
Phineas Bates57%2.0Boston, 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 Urban Science Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.